What’s Current: A Japanese man is suing a women-only university for rejecting his application and misogynist art is still misogynist

On the tragedy of Rehtaeh Parsons and the failure of our legal system to address virulent misogyny.

Women are not incubators! Women won’t be silent when droves of anti-abortion protestors emerge on the upcoming anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

NYPD cop, working as a detective in the Special Victims Unit, rapes a rape victim while working on her case.

Two women fight rape culture with this powerful spoken word performance.

Man sues Japanese women-only university for rejecting his application. How could the university be so exclusionary like that?!

Glosswitch calls out when supposedly “intellectually complex art” is just gratuitous misogyny and revenge fantasies in disguise.

Here’s a less recent but related article on how films indulging in toxic fantasies of extreme violence against women “left the confines of hoary melodrama or B-grade pulp and became respectable, glossed with the patina of awards-worthy seriousness.”


An American expatriate who fled to the wonderland of Canada, Susan Cox spends most of her time writing, reading, and cooking.

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Susan Cox

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and academic living in the United States. She teaches in Philosophy.