What’s Current: NY bill would give victims of domestic violence paid leave

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup.

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  • New bill would require New York employers to guarantee paid time off to victims of domestic abuse.
  • Women disclose ritualistic abuse by a “self help” group that brands victims.
  • Wondering how many women have now accused Weinstein of abuse? Here is a running list. 
  • Perhaps more importantly, here is another running list of all the other dudes in Hollywood that have been accused of the same shit.
  • Indonesian “online dating” site promotes virginity auctions.
  • London private school headmaster apologizes after gender neutral washrooms leave students “less happy.”
Jess Martin
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.

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