What’s Current: Men AirDrop pictures of their penises to women on the subway

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news round up

Men have found a new way to flash and harass women on the New York subway — AirDropping pictures of their penises.

Check out an excerpt from Andrea J Ritchie’s book Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color. 

An open letter from Claire Heuchan to Roxane Gay on the lesbophobia in queer politics:

“[W]hy, in 2017, is it contentious for a lesbian to categorically reject sex involving a penis? The short answer is homophobia and misogyny, both of which can be found in abundance in queer attitudes towards lesbian women.”

In Germany and the Netherlands, demand for hymen reconstruction surgery is on the rise.

Taylor Swift makes a “generous financial investment” in the Joyful Heart foundation, making good on her post-trial promise to donate to organizations that assist sexual assault survivors.

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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