What's Current: Michael Bublé celebrates women by objectifying them

Michael Bublé posts photo of woman’s butt on Instagram without her consent. After coming under fire for secretly objectifying this woman to hundreds of thousands, Bublé states it was meant to be “complimentary” and he thinks women should be “celebrated.”

Thousands of women in the U.S. are forced into marriage. “People often ask me when I tell them my story, ‘Where are you from? Iran?’ And I tell them I’m from Brooklyn.”

“A wife: an attachment you screw on the bed to get the housework done.” Activists demand Wicked Campers, an Australian rental car company, remove misogynist slogans from fleet.

“What a horrible mother” — How “moral vigilantism” can derail mothers’ lives.

There is a war on poor women in the U.S.

Why is it okay to discriminate against women for religious reasons? Christian bakers outraged a nation for refusing to make a cake for a gay wedding. And surely Orthodox Jews wouldn’t be given a pass if their policy were: “Sorry, I don’t touch black men.” It seems only when it’s women that the practice is respected as holy right.

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and erstwhile academic in Philosophy. Follow her @Blasfemmey. Got tips? Email us.

Susan Cox
Susan Cox

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

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