What’s Current: University of Toronto issues warning in light of threats against feminists

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Anonymous online threats under the username “KillFeminists” made against University of Toronto female professors and students urging men to murder feminists. Canadian Union of Public Employees issues email reminding women that they have the right to refuse unsafe work.

Scientist says that in the future, two men will be able to create a baby from their genetic material alone. The technique would use the egg of a woman, but with all of her genetic material removed from it, and replaced with that of a man’s. The “male egg” would be fertilized by male sperm and then put into a woman’s womb to carry it to term, rendering the female body purely a vessel for male use.

Why is it so hard for unmarried women in China to go see a gynecologist?

Sexual assault on women doesn’t stop at age 65, expert reports.

Two back-to-back murders of prostituted women by the same john has Vancouver Rape Relief calling for an end to prostitution. Hilla Kerner states: “The case was tragic evidence that prostitution is not safe. It was another reinforcement of our fight to end prostitution and to end male violence against women.”

Susan Cox

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