What’s Current: French police force Muslim woman to remove clothing in accordance with ‘burkini ban’

French police confront Muslim woman on a beach in Nice and force her to remove her head covering and traditional bathing attire. Police argue that she was not “wearing an outfit respecting good morals and secularism.”

Edinburgh’s LGTB+ officer Ada Wells resigns after police become overwhelmed with the volume of complaints around Wells’ involvement in the Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA). Wells, a transwoman, has attracted controversy numerous times, including for referring to women as “cuntscum” and for tweeting recently, “i sure hope more police die today [sic].”

Fathers need to step up and take responsibility in order to stop their sons from exploiting and objectifying girls and women.

Leslie Jones, who recently took on MRA Milo Yiannopoulos over Twitter, gets hacked — with naked photos and racist and hateful remarks posted on her website.

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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