What’s Current: Another woman accuses Sen. Al Franken of groping her on a USO tour

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

  • Sen. Al Franken has been accused of groping another woman — an Army veteran, on a USO tour in 2003.
  • Russell Simmons is resigning from his companies after another allegation of sexual assault by screenwriter, Jenny Lumet.
  • NPR’s chief news editor resigns after sexual harassment allegations.
  • A Michigan sports doctor accused by 100 women and girls of sexually assaulting them, and found in possession of images of child sexual abuse  has pled guilty for his abuse of female gymnasts in his care.
  • Female soldiers in North Korea face rampant sexual abuse by male soldiers, as well as physical duress so extreme that many of them stop menstruating.
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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