What’s Current: Investigation launched into sexual assaults by prison guards at Brooklyn jail


Federal Bureau of Prisons launches largest sexual assault investigation of the decade into Brooklyn jail. Women allege being raped routinely by prison guards during cleaning shifts.

Saskatoon Health Region releases 57 pages of independent investigation findings after Indigenous women report forced sterilization.

Ohio man hides ex-girlfriend’s body in a freezer to allow new girlfriend to “take over her life.” Anthony Gonzales and Katrina Layton have been charged with abuse of a corpse while investigators probe cause of death.

Pete Rose to no longer receive induction into the Philadelphia Wall of Fame after reports that he statutorily raped a minor.

Report on “abortion reversal” procedures fails on both scientific and ethical fronts.

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.