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. She 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 consults for the Girls Leadership Institute, Plan B and Trojan, among others. Sheï¿½s written for Jezebel, Feministe, RH Reality Check, and the Huffington Post and she blogs regularly at The Ms. Education of Shelby Knox. Shelby lives in New York City, where she is working on a book about the fourth wave of feminist activism and plotting the revolution via Twitter, handle @ShelbyKnox.
Lindsay Spangler is a Web Editor and Producer for Care2 Causes. A recent UCLA graduate, she lives in San Francisco, California. She is most interested in the environment, civil rights, immigration rights, and international politics. less