What’s Current: On ‘Black Monday,’ thousands of Polish women are on strike in protest of push to further restrict abortion laws

Protest against plans for a total ban on abortion in front of the ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) headquarters in WarsawKacper (See more photos at International Business Times. Image: Pempel/Reuters)
Protest against plans for a total ban on abortion in front of the ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) headquarters in WarsawKacper (See more photos at International Business Times. Image: Pempel/Reuters)

“Black Monday”: Thousands of women are on strike today in Poland in protest of right-wing government’s push to further restrict abortion laws.

New research confirms link between depression and the birth control pill.

Pole dancing! It’s aaaaall about fitness, guys.

New Vancouver-based reality show aims to glamorize prostitution. (Apparently “sponsored” is now code for “sugar babies” which is code for “rich dudes seek fembot for faux-relationship, mostly centered around ego-stroking.”)

Happy six year anniversary, AF3IRM! Solidarity, sisters!

Meghan Murphy
Meghan Murphy

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her dog.

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