What’s Current: Oscar Pistorius will serve only 10 months in prison for murdering Reeva Steenkamp

Julie Bindel investigates the growing womb trafficking industry, arguing that the trend of gay couples using surrogates  is no victory for freedom or emancipation.

Photo credit: INFPhotos
Photo credit: INFPhotos

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young wins defamation case against Zoo Weekly for photoshopping her face on to a bikini model.

Mom calls out Target for “unnecessarily gendered marketing.”

Emma Sulkowicz’s newest art project is some violent porn… because we didn’t have enough of that already.

Oscar Pistorius will be released from jail on August 21, after having served only 10 months in prison for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.

Yakiri Rubio killed her rapist in self-defense, yet was sent to prison. Now she is free and running for political office in Mexico City to give women a right to defend themselves from male violence.

Seventeen-year-old girl brushed off “flirting” attempts by a police officer. She was then swarmed by cops, groped, and arrested for “being a smartass.”

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

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Susan Cox

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