What’s Current: Oscar Pistorius denied leave to appeal in Steenkamp murder

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Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria high court, December 2015 — Photograph: Gallo Images

Oscar Pistorius, found guilty of Reeva Steenkamp’s 2013 slaying, is denied right to appeal murder conviction. 

All female Ghostbusters? Yes, please. The trailer is officially out so get ready for some bad-ass women characters as of Summer 2016.

When it comes to the upcoming American election, feminists are stuck between a rock and a hard place. Ksharma Savant, a Seattle city council member and the only elected female socialist in America, weighs in. 

China’s first law banning domestic violence came into effect…you heard it…March 1st, 2016.

Speaking of “because it’s 2016,” Prime Minister Trudeau snubs the Native Women’s Association of Canada by failing to invite them to the First Ministers Meeting in British Columbia. They respond.

Jess Martin
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.

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