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Feminists for Liberty Virtual Video Festival

September 28 @ 11:00 pm - September 29 @ 1:00 am

Now, more than ever, we need folks committed to both liberty and equal rights to step forward and make themselves heard.
The winners of the 2021 Feminists for Liberty Video contest addressed issues as diverse as police misconduct, self-defense & gun rights, domestic violence, sex work, and black women & libertarianism in interesting and unique ways. (Check them out in advance here: https://feministsforliberty.com/2021-video-contest-winners/)
Join Feminists for Liberty President ๐„๐ฅ๐ข๐ณ๐š๐›๐ž๐ญ๐ก ๐๐จ๐ฅ๐š๐ง ๐๐ซ๐จ๐ฐ๐ง and Executive Director ๐Š๐š๐ญ ๐Œ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข in celebrating both experienced and rookie filmmakers who want to free individuals from sex-, gender-, or sexuality-related constraints on their choice of education, occupation, family, or lifestyle!
๐‘๐„๐†๐ˆ๐’๐“๐„๐‘ ๐“๐Ž ๐€๐“๐“๐„๐๐ƒ: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUld-qsqTkqHtTW45C6M4soFRwJLJdi5cHk
๐–๐€๐“๐‚๐‡ ๐“๐‡๐ˆ๐’ ๐˜๐„๐€๐‘’๐’ ๐–๐ˆ๐๐๐ˆ๐๐† ๐„๐๐“๐‘๐ˆ๐„๐’: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkIzWuLSJO3jag7YCgm2ypDQyc-RZ7g5m
This two-panel event will feature conversations with both some of our 2021 contest judges, and some of the winning filmmakers.
๐๐€๐๐„๐‹ ๐Ž๐๐„:
๐‰๐จ ๐‰๐ž๐ง๐ฌ๐ž๐ง, an impact producer at the production company Just Add Firewater, has had her work featured in national news outlets including NPR, the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, CNN, Good Morning America and People magazine. Jensen earned a Guinness World Record in 2012 for organizing the worldโ€™s largest movie premiere, with 28,442 people in attendance.
๐“๐ž๐ซ๐ซ๐ฒ ๐Š๐ข๐›๐›๐ž is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Free the People, which uses pop-culture and video storytelling to turn on the โ€œliberty curious,” and is also Co-Founder and Partner at Fight the Power Productions, a strategic communications firm focused on video production, social media branding, and compelling storytelling.
๐€๐ฅ๐ž๐ฑ๐ข๐ฌ ๐†๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ข๐š is a writer and video journalist living in Los Angeles. She currently works as a multimedia reporter at Investorโ€™s Business Daily and was previously a Searle Film Fellow at Reason. Her writing can also be found in The New York Times, New York Magazineโ€™s The Cut, and Los Angeleno.
๐‰๐š๐œ๐ฅ๐ฒ๐ง ๐๐จ๐ฎ๐๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ฎ is a creative director at Pacific Legal Foundation, where she tells stories through film, photography, language, and design. Her films have been accepted into the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, IMDBโ€™s Top Shorts, and Reason Media Awards. Prior to joining PLF, Jaclyn directed the classical liberal YouTube channel, Learn Liberty and, from 2010 to 2013, Jaclyn studied sexology under AASECT-certified educator and sexologist, Megan Andelloux. Together, they co-authored a review published in the American Journal of Sexuality Education.
๐๐€๐๐„๐‹ ๐“๐–๐Ž:
๐‚๐š๐ซ๐ฅ๐š ๐‡๐จ๐ฐ๐ž๐ฅ๐ฅ is a 25-years-long libertarian activist. She served as Political Director and Executive Director for the Libertarian National Committee from 2011 to 2017, received the Libertarian Partyโ€™s Thomas Paine Award for Oustanding Communication of Libertarian Ideas in 2018, and was the Communications Director for Jo Jorgensen for President in 2020. Howell composes and records libertarian-themed songs, and describes her winning video entry as โ€œa music video that portrays guns as they really are: a life-saving means of self-defense.โ€
๐‚๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ฒ ๐‘๐ž๐ข๐ฌ๐ž๐ง๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ณ is a writer with bylines in The Week, Newsweek, Forbes, The Daily Beast, VICE Motherboard, Reason magazine, Talking Points Memo, Ravishly, Kink and Code, and other publications. Her newsletter is Sex and the State. She is also head of content at a tech startup, VP of Comms for the San Francisco Sex-Positive Democratic Club, and a regular contributor to Exponents Magazine. Her winning entry explains “why the liberty movement should focus more on decriminalizing sex work in the whoring 20s.”
๐๐ซ๐ข๐š๐ง๐ง๐š ๐‚๐จ๐ฒ๐ฅ๐ž is a writer, activist, filmmaker, and political communications professional. She currently serves as public relations director for the Libertarian Party of Queens, outreach director for Outright Libertarians, and interim campaign manager for Thomas Quiter. She also does web design with Crimson Red Digital Marketing Solutions. “Libertarianism and feminism are not at odds with one another,” Coyle explains in her winning entry.
๐๐ข๐ค๐ค๐ข ๐–๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ is a freelance journalist based in Seattle, WA. In the past, she served as Press Secretary to Congressman Bob Dold in Illinoisโ€™s 6th Congressional district. She covers Black Lives Matter, addiction, mental healthcare, and political extremism. In the summer of 2020, Nikki West embedded herself inside the Seattle Black Lives Matter movement following the death of George Floyd. Her winning video essay chronicles her journey of an ordinary citizen whose world becomes rocked by state violence and the riots that followed.
๐‘๐š๐ฃ๐š๐ง๐ข ๐Œ๐š๐ข๐š๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐จ has been involved in libertarian politics and activism in various ways for the past 15 years. She has degrees in economics and business law, and practices real estate in Orange County, CA. Rajani is the newly elected Treasurer of Libertarian Party of Orange County. Her winning entry is โ€œa high-level overview of intimate partner violence and its connection to libertarian feminist activism.โ€
๐‘๐„๐†๐ˆ๐’๐“๐„๐‘ ๐“๐Ž ๐€๐“๐“๐„๐๐ƒ: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUld-qsqTkqHtTW45C6M4soFRwJLJdi5cHk
Attendance is free, but you must register to be admitted into the Zoom.


September 28 @ 11:00 pm
September 29 @ 1:00 am
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