What's Current: Black professor criticizes white masculinity, is accused of 'racism'

The founder of Mother’s Day hated what the holiday became.

An Iowa store clerk refused to sell a woman tampons because they’re “gross.”

Read the case study of one serial john named “Hatrick” who has been tolerated by the Vancouver Police Department for years. [Trigger Warning]

A group of white men are campaigning to have a black female professor at Boston University fired for calling them “a problem population.” Boston University responded by calling the professor’s discussion of systemic oppression “racism and bigotry.” [Update: the administration is sticking to their guns in calling her racist.]

The contemporary romance genre’s tendency to normalize sexual aggression with “men who can’t stop” has one writer worried.

Woman held hostage by her boyfriend uses the Pizza Hut app to save her family — “Get 911 to me.”

Feminist activist Grace Mann murdered; blogger blames her death on feminist joke about misandry.

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.