Stories by Shelby Knox

Shelby Knox is nationally known as the subject of the Sundance award-winning film, The Education of Shelby Knox, a 2005 documentary chronicling her teenage activism for comprehensive sex education and gay rights in her Southern Baptist community. Shelby travels across the country as an itinerant feminist organizer, doing trainings, workshops and civil disobedience in the name of reproductive justice and sexual health. She is currently the Director of Women’s Rights Organizing at change.org. subscribe to Shelby Knox's feed

Posted on: Oct 9, 2012, Source: The Ms. Education of Shelby Knox

A 14 year old Pakastani girl is clinging to life after being shot in the head. Her crime? Fighting for the right to be educated.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2010, Source: Women's Media Center

Before they gave her pants, Wonder Woman had rippin' muscles and a real superhero luster. Now, she looks like a fashion model. What's so feminist about that?

Posted on: May 19, 2010, Source: AlterNet

What do Rep. Souder and others like him have to say to the millions of young people whose health was endangered by being told condoms don't work?