What's Current: For lesbians and gay men from Nigeria, deportation means they may face prison, torture, or even death

Gay asylum seekers need our help. UK judge claims Nigerian lesbian is heterosexual, but had merely “indulged in same-sex activity.”

From India and Turkey to Oxford, we live in a perpetual state of war against women

India’s vicious rape culture, and the emerging political consciousness of it, is being ideologically neutralized, as merely the result of “backwards mindsets” in a “barbaric and uncivilized culture.” Thus preventing a global critique of gendered violence.

Kurdish Women’s Movement Office: “Women need self-defense forces more than ever” to defend against femicide and resist male-dominance.

Canadian sex crime prevention program cut by Ottawa.

McGill University gym women-only hours proposal causes uproar. Men cry about “discrimination.”


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Susan Cox

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