What’s Current: 200 more sexual harassment allegations made against James Toback

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

  • The Writer’s Guild of America publicly condemns James Toback, as another 200 women come forward to accuse him of sexual harassment.
  • Further sexual misconduct allegations in the entertainment industry have lead to the resignation of Amazon Studios’ director, Roy Price, a fashion magazine ban on photographer Terry Richardson’s work, and accusations by Alice Glass that she left the band Crystal Castles due to persistent sexual abuse by co-founder, Ethan Kath.
  • What makes someone a feminist? Meghan Murphy debates Jamia Wilson on Al Jazeera.
  • Women’s rights activists call for protest after Portuguese judges upheld light sentences for two men who claimed they beat a woman with a nail-spiked club on account of her committing “adultery,” an offence the Bible deems punishable by death.
  • Last week, a trans-identified male was convicted of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in the bathroom of a private home. Michelle Martinez, formerly Miguel Martinez, could be sentenced to as many as 70 years in prison.
Natasha Chart
Natasha Chart

Natasha Chart is an online organizer and feminist living in the United States. She does not recant her heresy.

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