What’s Current: Facebook facing a number of lawsuits from victims of ‘revenge porn’

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  • Facebook is facing a number of lawsuits from victims of “revenge porn,” after a 14-year-old girl reached a settlement over a photo of her that was posted on a “shame page” on the site.
  • The Crown Prosecution Service has rejected calls to take 93 additional allegations of rape against former black cab driver, John Worboys, patrolling him after he’s served only nine years of his sentence.
  • MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews is on tape making a joke about putting a “Bill Cosby pill” into Hillary Clinton’s water before interviewing her.
  • One of Donald Trump’s lawyers reportedly paid an adult film star $130,000, a month before the 2016 general election, to remain quiet about a sexual encounter that occurred the year after he married Melania.
  • Caroline Pugh-Roberts spent years dancing in strip clubs for a “boyfriend” pimp who took all her money. Today, she’s a public health educator working to re-educate sex buyers and teach young women to recognize when a man is using the cover of romantic interest to exploit them.
  • Two mothers in Tamil Nadu are petitioning the Indian courts to free their daughters from a spinning mill where their employers house them on-premises and refuse to allow them to freely leave or quit their jobs.
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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