Planned Parenthood’s UNSTOPPABLE initiative released three dynamic short films. Cynthia Hill’s film My Body Is My Own, which features Carsie Blanton’s song and video “So Ferocious”, is among the projects. The film features a diverse group of women including Carsie herself, who share their innate wisdom and boldly declare encouragement to control their own bodies.
Carsie Blanton is a provocateur and prolific artist across various media. She is a songwriter, touring musician, blogger, video director and amateur game inventor. Her works are often is inspired by her sexuality, feminism and socialism, among other things. See her video for “So Ferocious” below:
“Her lyrics are sexy, witty and sharp” -The Chicago Tribune
“A spunky singer-songwriter with a sense of swing to match her sense of humor.” -The Boston Globe
“Her smoky vocals recall Nina Simone and Billie Holiday, while her wit as a songwriter is in the spirit of Cole Porter.” -NPR