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What’s Current: Study reveals a rise in women reporting fear and unexpected choking during sex

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Embed from Getty Images A recent study by Debby Herbenick, a professor and sex researcher at the Indiana University School of Public Health, re...[Read More]

It’s time for feminists and the left to support free speech before it’s too late

Image: RedditThis piece is a long time coming and long past due. I regret not speaking out earlier, but of course, the reality is that people change their minds about certain issues as they think abou...[Read More]

What’s Current: Germany’s ‘brothel king’ begins five year sentence for trafficking

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Germany’s “brothel king,” Jürgen Rudloff, has begun serving a five year sentence for trafficking, after building an empire selling sexual acces...[Read More]

What’s Current: Feminist academics criticize union chief’s ‘Terf blocker’ for assault on free speech

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Embed from Getty Images Feminist academics claim union boss Dr Jo Grady cannot uphold free speech for using a “Terf-blocker” tool on Twitter, a...[Read More]

What’s Current: Meghan Murphy addresses Scottish Parliament to warn of harm of gender identity legislation

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. ‘When they started pushing through legislation [in Canada] I was like, OK, well this is going to have a real impact because gender identity is ...[Read More]

What’s Current: Thousands of revenge porn images of women across UK shared online

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Embed from Getty Images A free, public server was found sharing thousands of “revenge porn” images of women across the UK, indexed by location....[Read More]

What’s Current: US Department of Housing and Public Development proposes rule allowing shelters to provide single-sex services

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Embed from Getty Images The US Department of Housing and Urban Development proposes a new rule that would allow homeless shelters to provide si...[Read More]

What’s Current: Nigerian girls fight to change their constitution and ban child marriage

In a plush living room of a home in a wealthy suburb of Lagos, three teenagers are huddled around a computer. Kudirat Abiola, 15, Temitayo Asuni, 15 and Susan Ubogu, 16, are working out their plan on ...[Read More]

The ‘intersectional’ masses celebrating Gillette’s new ad reveal their empty politics

.@Gillette leading again on healthy masculinity. https://t.co/WUsvPtjxvK — Women’s March (@womensmarch) May 25, 2019 In their ongoing attempts to use politically correct politics to sell razors, Gille...[Read More]

What’s Current: Spain’s Supreme Court rules ‘wolf pack’ attack was gang rape; increases sentences

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. A landmark decision from Spain’s Supreme Court has ruled that the 2016 “wolf pack” gang rape was indeed gang rape, not “sexual abuse.” The five...[Read More]

What’s Current: Canadian Centre to End Human Trafficking launches national hotline for survivors

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Embed from Getty Images The Canadian Centre to End Human Trafficking launched a national, multilingual hotline supporting victims and survivors...[Read More]

Social media influencers are framing objectification as empowerment, and it hurts women

Image: Flickr/Trey RatcliffI’m scrolling through endless photos of a woman’s barely covered backside. Peppered throughout are a few shots of cute toddlers, which is somewhat jarring in this context. B...[Read More]

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