What’s Current: Sex dolls that talk back in all the most sexist ways

Victoria Brownsworth asks why murdered lesbians don’t make the news.

Civil Sociology highlights the staggering hiring and retention gap between male and female Wikipedia editors.

Rachel Dolezal – Photograph: Community Digital News

Cognitive Psychologists and Neuroscientists¬†weigh in on Rachel Dolezal’s appropriation of black identity.

Pro-feminist male ally, Jonah Mix, compares cultural and gender appropriation and finds them disturbingly similar.

A new Canadian study suggests that just 12 hours of “sexual assault resistance training” (for women) can significantly reduce both rapes and attempted rapes.

Workers at women’s health clinics describe experiences of personal harassment at the hands of anti-abortion campaigners.

Coming soon: Sex dolls that talk back in ways men can tolerate.

Jess Martin is a writer and Communications student. Follow her on Twitter @jlynnmartin. Got tips? Email us.

Jess Martin

Jess Martin is a public relations professional, an aspiring writer, and an assistant editor at Feminist Current. She prefers to write about feminist topics, disability, or environmental issues, but could be persuaded to broaden her horizons in exchange for payment and/or food. In her spare time Jess can be found knitting, gardening, or lying in the fetal position, mulling over political theory that no one in their right mind cares about.