What's Current: Even in 'liberal' households, women are expected to give up their lives to have babies

New male birth control pill too good to be true? – Great essay by Holly Grigg-Spall.

Child sex-abuse is “woven into British society.”

Australian judge rules that the rape of a nine-year-old girl was not a violent act.

Self-defense is not a legal option for women facing male violence.

More men want kids than women, says national survey. Which makes sense, when “even in liberal, feminist households,” women are still expected to give up their lives to do most of the child-rearing, while men are not expected to compromise their careers.

With “Cinderella Surgery” doctors surgically alter women’s feet so they may wear high-heels for long periods of time.

Musician makes “huge statement” to “subvert masculinity” by wearing a symbol of female oppression like a quirky accessory.

Meghan Murphy
Meghan Murphy

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her dog.

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