Jaclyn Friedman

Leadership Council

Jaclyn Friedman is a writer, educator and activist, and creator of four books, including Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape and her latest, Believe Me: How Trusting Women Can Change the World. Her podcast, Unscrewed, is paving new paths to sexual liberation, and was named one of the Best Sex Podcasts by both Marie Claire and Esquire. Friedman’s work has popularized the “yes means yes” standard of sexual consent. She is a popular speaker on campuses and at conferences across the US and beyond. Friedman is a founder and the former executive director of Women, Action & the Media, where she led the successful #FBrape campaign to apply Facebook’s hate-speech ban to content that promotes gender-based violence.

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