What’s Current: Six of the nine people killed in the #CharlestonShooting were women

Grey can be read as a sadist’s self-help book, justifying the need for wounded men to control women.”

Nine people were killed Wednesday night when a shooter opened fire at the Emanuel African MeZoo_Left_or_Rightthodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. All were black and six of the victims were women.

Men must be made responsible for the destruction of the prostituted class.

There are (at least) twenty reasons why Coles and Woolworths should #BinZooMag. Join Collective Shout in protesting this sexist garbage being sold to children.

Liz Donlan says “unconscious bias” forced her to quit the Board of Directors at Quiksilver. “I learned that even when a woman earns a seat at the table, the men can put you in a soundproof booth.”

How backpacking around the world helped one woman free herself from the confines of gender practices.

A woman will be the new face on the U.S. 10$ bill. Who do you think it should be?

Julie Craven writes, “When white people go on shooting sprees, their actions are frequently attributed to mental illness and, thus, they’re not considered fully accountable for the harm they’ve inflicted.”

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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