What's Current: Producer announces the end of Michigan Womyn's Music Festival

Get yourself to Michfest this August because the legendary women’s music festival’s 40th anniversary will be its last.

Imagine if we only studied the health effects of smoking one cigarette. This is essentially all we know about the potentially harmful chemicals in every tampon.

Nobel prize-winning author Toni Morrison has a frank discussion about race relation in America: “I want to see a white man convicted for raping a black woman.”

Rebecca Mott definitively sets the record straight: “I, and every exited woman I know, have never met a happy hooker.”

Christian blogger argues that being a mother doesn’t come naturally to women.

Iowa Republican blocks bill ending parental rights for rapists who impregnate victims. Without this bill, women can be forced to meet with their rapist regularly and hand over their children.

In Afghanistan, where girls aren’t even allowed to ride bikes, some are still rocking it on their boards. Meet the skategirls of Kabul.

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

Susan Cox

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