What’s Current: Cannes turns away women from screening for not wearing heels

Women denied entry to Cannes red carpet for not wearing high heels.

Let girls be girls without following the cruel rules of gender. “I let my daughter shave her head.”

“I’m not masculine, I’m not feminine, I’m just me.

Women have been making whisky for 800 years.

Study shows that patriarchy did not always exist, came about with the advent of agriculture.

It’s 2015, and we’re still be being sold “romantic love.” The lie of happily-ever-after tricks women into entering into a life-long contract of domestic slavery: marriage.

Men are intent on infiltrating and destroying women-only spaces. Black lesbian conference gets torrents of racist, homophobic abuse on Facebook. Many men posted links to lesbian porn, while others posted comments such as “I’m a straight white boy, but have big ambitions to one day be a black lesbian.”

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.