What’s Current: ‘Male feminist’ writer faces multiple sexual assault allegations

  • Michael Hafford, a self-described male feminist columnist, is facing allegations of sexual assault from multiple women. One woman posted pictures of bruises she says she got from him strangling her until she was unconscious.
  • Brayden Bushby, 18 — the man who is accused of throwing a trailer hitch from a car in Thunder Bay and killing Barbara Kentner — has been charged with second degree murder. Prior to today, Bishby was facing a charge of aggravated assault.
  • Trump refers to Senator Elizabeth Warren in racist terms. Again.
  • Female lawmakers in the US recount stories of sexual harassment by male colleagues in congress.
Lisa Steacy

Lisa Steacy is an Assistant Editor at Feminist Current. She has a B.A. in Women & Gender Studies from the University of Toronto. However, the women she met in her five years as a frontline worker and collective member with Vancouver Rape Relief & Women’s Shelter deserve almost all of the credit for her feminist education. She lives in Vancouver with her partner and their cats.