What’s Current: Trump retweets video of himself hitting Hillary Clinton with a golf ball; internet lols

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

On Sunday, Donald Trump retweeted a GIF from an anti-Semitic Twitter account which depicts him hitting Hillary Clinton in the back with a golf ball. Indeed, violence against women we “don’t like” has become acceptable.

After being called a liar by James Wood, Amber Tamblyn, who accused him of preying on her at 16-years-old, writes about sexism and harassment in Hollywood:

“What I have experienced as an actress working in a business whose business is to objectify women is frightening.”

Four female students were attacked with acid at a train station in Marseilles, France on Sunday.

Fox News Sports reporter Clay Travis announces that he “[believes] in two things completely: the First Amendment and boobs,” live on air. Stunned, host Brooke Baldwin calls him out, then yanks his mic.

Iceland’s government collapses after a small coalition partner quit over an attempt by the prime minister’s father to help clear a convicted paedophile’s name.

Meghan Murphy
Meghan Murphy

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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 The Spectator, UnHerd, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, 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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