What’s Current: RCMP charges four men from Ontario & Nova Scotia with the rape of 14-year-old

Photograph: WiseGeek
Photograph: WiseGeek

RCMP charges four men from Ontario and Nova Scotia with the rape of 14-year-old girl at a house party in Bible Hill.

Reddit’s “the red pill” is where many men go to air their most toxic views on women, says the Guardian’s Stephen Marche:

“In the hours upon hours I spent wandering this online neighbourhood, I saw mostly feral boys wandering the digital ruins of exploded masculinity, howling their misery, concocting vast nonsense about women, and craving the tiniest crumb of self-confidence and fellow-feeling.”

Glosswatch asks readers to question whether there is a “right” way to modify one’s body in order to dissociate from womanhood, and why we celebrate some forms of changing sex characteristics and condemn others.

To mark her 26th birthday, The Independent has compiled Emma Watson’s most influential quotes on feminism. 

The Panama Papers are a feminist issue, says Chiara Capraro and Francesca Rhodes:

“When those at the top of the economic pyramid find ways to pay little or no tax, the impact is felt hardest by those at the bottom.”

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.