What’s Current: #MeToo movement headlined the Golden Globe awards

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

Women attending the Golden Globe awards last night used the occasion to highlight the #MeToo movement, including bringing longtime justice activists like Tarana Burke, Marai Larasi, and Ai Jen Poo as their companions. The occasion was capped by Oprah Winfrey’s inspiring speech in acceptance of the Cecile B. DeMille lifetime achievement award; Ms. Winfrey is the first black woman to receive the honor.

Celebrity Big Brother contestant India Willoughby tried to force Ginuwine into a kiss and was refused.

Dorset police treated a domestic violence victim as an attacker, confiscating her phone days before she was killed by a controlling ex-partner.

Carrie Gracie quits as the BBC’s China editor over the revelation of widespread pay discrimination against women at the institution.

Zapatista women call for an international gathering of women in Mexico. Men are only welcome if accompanied by a woman, and are willing to work in the kitchen to support the attendees.

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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