What’s Current: Bill Cosby sexual assault case ends in mistrial

Judge in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial declares mistrial due to deadlocked jury. Prosecuters say they will retry the case, but it’s looking very possible that the 79-year-old won’t be convicted.

A Human Rights Watch report submitted to the federal government reveals racial discrimination and abuse perpetrated by Saskatchewan police against Indigenous women.

The sons of a woman who was murdered by her husband, along with her daughter, speak out about the way men’s abusive behaviour is normalized:

“It seems like no one wants to do anything… No one wants to say, ‘This is going to happen again next week.'”

Child porn charges have been brought against 42-year-old Jeffrey Williamson, who was arrested on Friday for running the “CanadaCreep” Twitter account.

Alexis Berger has been awarded $41 million after being fired from a marketing company for “acting like a man.”

 

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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 New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, I-D, Truthdig, 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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