What’s Current: Dustin Hoffman accused of sexual harassment on set

  • Dustin Hoffman is the latest man in Hollywood to be accused of sexual harassment. The alleged victim was 17 at the time of the incident.
  • Six women have accused filmmaker Brett Ratner of sexual assault.
  • Canadian Senate insists on a regressive amendment to S-3 — a bill that would remove or reduce sex discrimination from the Indian Act.
  • Seven Edmonton prison guards have been suspended without pay as investigations into sexual harassment are under way.
  • Hamilton Fish, President and Publisher of magazine The New Republic, is now on leave after multiple complaints from female staff.
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.