What’s Current: Threatening women online fine so long as intentions are good

E L James is releasing another 50 Shades of Grey novel, this time from the perspective of Christian Grey.

SCOTUS delivers good news for abusive trolls. Threatening to murder women online is now A-okay, as long as the abusers don’t intend any harm by it.

Hollywood’s leading ladies have an older man problem. Emma, J. Law, and Scarlett all seem to be stuck playing the love interest of men old enough to be their fathers.

High school administrators tell girls to cover their “sausage roll.”

Science magazine publishes an advice column counseling a young female scientist to simply “put up with” her older male academic advisor sexually harassing her. Here’s some better advice in response to “Help, my advisor won’t stop looking down my shirt!”

Becoming disabled by choice, not chance: These people use extreme “body modification” to correct a mind/body incongruence of feeling like an imposter in their own bodies.

Report: Women increasingly choosing dead-end careers over dead-end relationships.

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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