What’s Current: #Wrongskin campaign exposes white men who identify as black

It felt like love (but it was coercive control).” University of Massachusetts professor recalls the isolation and jealousy used by her husband to control her during their marriage.

“Domestic abuse and violence could not be further from gender-neutral. Wake up, Britain.” UK Women’s Aid chief Polly Neate explains why we need to start prioritizing women over men.

Gwyneth Paltrow - Photo from Goop
Gwyneth Paltrow – Photo from Goop

Why do we love to hate the women of the one per cent? From the wealthy women presented as shallow buffoons, cat-fighting for our entertainment on The Real Housewives to the viciousness directed at blonde, thin, and moneyed Gwyneth Paltrow — why does our pop culture love to degrade privileged women? (Let’s also not forget how much the public loved Cersei Lannister’s “Walk of Shame.”)

Holly Grigg-Spall: “Big Pharma doesn’t care if birth control users die.

#WrongSkin Twitter campaign by white man who ‘identifies as being black’ goes viral.

Dr. Heather Brunskell-Evans argues that neoliberalism and the pornification of culture have colonized our imaginations:

Jenner’s inner ‘woman’ is utterly conventional and normative. It conforms to the perspective of the male gaze and the consumerist neoliberal ideal of the ‘authentic’ woman that is in reality no more than a sexist and patriarchal simulacrum.

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.