Cassie Jaye (born Cassiopeia Jaye on April 25, 1984) is an American filmmaker, journalist, and writer. She is best known for her award-winning documentaries The Right to Love: An American Family, Daddy I Do, and The Red Pill.
Jaye's work focuses on the intersection of culture, gender, and social justice. She began her career as a journalist, writing for LGBT and women's magazines, and eventually segued into documentary filmmaking. Her first major film was The Right to Love: An American Family (2010), which explored the impact of Proposition 8 on the rights of same-sex couples in California. The film received numerous awards, including Best Documentary at the Los Angeles Film Festival.
Jaye's second film, Daddy I Do (2012), examined abstinence-only sex education in the United States. The film was met with critical acclaim, and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the South by Southwest Film Festival. Jaye's third film, The Red Pill (2016), focused on the men's rights movement and the ongoing gender debates. The film received mixed reviews, but Jaye was praised for her balanced approach to the challenging subject.
In addition to her work behind the camera, Jaye is also an active public speaker and advocate for gender equality. She has appeared on numerous television shows, including The View, and has been a keynote speaker at events such as the Women’s Rights Conference in Nigeria.
Jaye's work has been the subject of both praise and criticism, and she has become a powerful voice in the conversations about gender, social justice, and human rights. Her films have earned her awards and accolades, and she continues to make documentaries that challenge and inspire.