What’s Current: Online apps marketed to young girls make cosmetic surgery into a game

Online apps like Plastic Surgery Princess, Little Skin Doctor, and Pimp My Face make plastic surgery into a game and are being marketed to young girls, telling them surgery can stop them being “ugly.”

Repealing the Affordable Care Act in the US could eliminate maternity care as an “essential” health benefit, sending pregnant women back to the days without coverage.

A photography project shows Indian women wearing cow masks to ask whether women are less important than cattle in India.

A new study investigates the way drug research using only male animals may be preventing women from getting the best medical treatment.

It has been one year since the ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt affirmed American women’s right to abortion, yet restrictions to access still increase.

Jocelyn Macdonald: When queerness is cultural capital, lesbians go broke:

“[W]here do lesbians fit? Do we get to sit at the cool kids table? Or should we return to our camper vans where we won’t inconvenience anybody with our folk music and our boring monosexuality?”

Susan Cox
Susan Cox

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

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