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What’s Current: Former porn performer Mia Khalifa says industry contracts ‘prey on vulnerable girls’

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. People think I’m racking in millions from porn. Completely untrue. I made a TOTAL of around $12,000 in the industry and never saw a penny again...[Read More]

What’s Current: Muslim women ‘sterilized’ in China detention camps, say former detainees

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Embed from Getty Images Uighur Muslim women are being sterilized at internment camps for ethnic and religious minorities in China, according to...[Read More]

What’s Current: Pediatrics professor speaks out on transitioning kids; calls procedure ‘castrating children’

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. The @australian newspaper has published 3 articles in the last 3 days about pediatric transition. They appear to be tackling this as a beat, ju...[Read More]

What’s Current: El Slavador rape victim faces decades in jail for miscarrying as a teen

Embed from Getty Images A rape victim who delivered a stillborn baby as a teenager is facing decades in prison for aggravated homicide as prosecutors in El Salvador seek to prove she deliberately indu...[Read More]

What’s Current: South Korea allows import of hyper-realistic sex dolls amid public backlash

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Embed from Getty Images Over 200,000 South Korean citizens signed a petition protesting the government’s decision to legalize the import of sex...[Read More]

PODCAST: Mary Kate Fain has found a woman-centered solution to Twitter censorship in Spinster

Massive social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook have come under criticism, of late, for censorship, as well as for failing to support women’s interests. Recently, Twitter has taken to suspend...[Read More]

What’s Current: South Asian women are being trafficked into Kenya’s dance bars

An increasing number of South Asian women and girls are being trafficked into Kenya’s adult entertainment industry to work in bars under the guise of better employment. Al Jazeera reports: “Police and...[Read More]

What’s Current: Over 100 Victoria’s Secret models sign petition urging company to tackle sexual misconduct

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Embed from Getty Images Over 100 models sign a petition urging the CEO of Victoria’s Secret to lead efforts to eliminate sexual misconduct in t...[Read More]

What’s Current: Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison passes away at 88

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Trailblazing author Toni Morrison passed away at 88. The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist was the first black woman to be awarded the Nobel Priz...[Read More]

A lifetime of sexual objectification made getting a breast reduction question my identity

Getty ImagesTwo months ago, I had a breast reduction. After years of teasing, struggling to keep up in sports and gym class, waking up with a crick in my neck every morning, and hiding behind minimize...[Read More]

What’s Current: Cyntoia Brown to be released from life sentence this week

Image via: freecyntoiabrown.orgCyntoia Brown will be released from prison next Wednesday after public outcry resulted in local government officials granting her clemency. Brown, a victim of sex traffi...[Read More]

What’s Current: Ohio shooter kept a ‘rape list’ and was a member of a ‘pornogrind’ band

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Dayton Police Department/REUTERSConnor Betts, the man who shot nine people to death in Dayton, Ohio, including his own sister, was reported by ...[Read More]

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