What’s Current: The wage gap persists in ‘feminist’ Canada

Canada has $150 billion pay gap says report (Image: Sara Long/Flickr)

New report demonstrates that Canada’s gender pay gap is worth $150 billion dollars.

GOP Senator Bill Cassidy argues in favour of maternity benefits, pointing out that women can’t get pregnant without men.

Police search ex-boyfriend’s residence in case of missing Newfoundland woman and remove items. Philip Steven Smith, 23, has not yet been charged in relation to the missing person case but is in custody for breaching a court order related to the woman.

Independent Australian bookstore battles misogynist trolls (and wins) over feminist book release.

Game of Thrones‘ Emilia Clarke equates being a feminist with wearing mascara and performing nude scenes while remaining intelligent — no politics required.

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.