What’s Current: In a Kenyan village, women are thriving without men

“The village where men are banned.” Julie Bindel visits the Kenyan village that began as a refuge for survivors of rape and discovers the inhabitants are thriving in the female-only community.

On readjusting to life after Michfest.

As Michfest ends, we frantically wonder what could possibly replace it? Before we figure it out, it’s okay to take a moment to grieve.

“Lolita” capital of the world, Japan, finally moves to ban possession of child pornography. Child porn in comics and animation, however, remains free of any legal restrictions.

Lt. Victor Jorgenson's picture of the VJ Day "Kiss" at Times Square.
Lt. Victor Jorgenson’s picture of the VJ Day “Kiss” at Times Square.

Fertility clinics in the U.S. destroy embryos all the time. Why aren’t conservatives after them?

After Josh Duggar sexually abusing his sisters came to light, Jim Bob Duggar, patriarch of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting, pitches a new spin-off reality show to the network, where he will counsel victims of sexual abuse.

For a long time in America, we’ve been celebrating the classic “kissing sailor” photograph, which shows a man knocking a random woman off-balance, bending her body backwards to accept his kiss. It’s “America’s Most Beloved Sexual Assault.

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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