What’s Current: TIME names #MeToo ‘Person of the Year’

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Time magazine has named the millions of women who shared their stories of sexual harassment and abuse as part of the #MeToo movement “Person of the Year.”

An Indiana police force placed a female captain on leave after she told a fellow officer that he benefited from “white male privilege.”

John Oliver confronted Dustin Hoffman about sexual harassment allegations during a public Q&A and it was glorious.

A play by an Asian American woman will appear on Broadway for the first time ever.

Today, December 6, is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Canadians have commemorated this day every year since 1989, when a 25-year-old man walked into Montreal’s École Polytechnique, and shot 14 women to death.

Meghan Murphy
Meghan Murphy

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her dog.

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