What’s Current: Marilyn Manson dumps bassist amidst rape allegations

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Twiggy Ramirez and Marilyn Manson
  • Marilyn Manson kicks longtime bassist Twiggy Ramirez to the curb after Jessicka Addams accuses him of rape.
  • Legislation in Turkey allows Islamic officials to sanction marriages which, critics argue, may increase legal polygamy and child marriages.
  • Weinstein responds to sexual harassment accusations by Lupita Nyong’o, saying he remembers the “events” differently.
  • Four American female senators come forward saying Congress, like Hollywood, has a sexual harassment problem.
  • Officers accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman claim it was “consensual.”
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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