What’s Current: Two women file lawsuit against Waterloo police claiming sexual assault and harassment

“Policing is a very sexualized environment”: Two women file a $167m class action lawsuit against the Waterloo Police for systemic sexual harassment and abuse by male colleagues and superiors. Constable Angelina Rivers told CBC News:

“The greatest difficulty I had was with senior officers — officers who had power and control to influence my career would proposition me… When I tried to address the issues I was facing internally, I was dismissed and ridiculed at every turn.”

A mom got fed up with short shorts for girls, so she started a brand that doesn’t needlessly sexualize girls. Commenting on the huge disparity in fabric between teeny girls’ clothes and boys’ clothes, she said: “It has nothing to do with what girls’ and boys’ body size and shapes really are.”

French comic artist depicts that subtle and infuriating way men weasel out of doing their share of domestic labour.

Facebook shrugs at sexually violating images of woman and misogynistic comments against her.

Trans-identified male student dominates Connecticut high school girl’s track and field championship.

Kansas legislators want abortion providers to use 12-point Times New Roman font. They’re not trying to pile on endless compliance regulations in order to indirectly legislate abortion clinics out of existence, no! They just want the best for women.

Susan Cox

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