What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup.
Rebecca Hall was filming a movie directed by Woody Allen when the allegations against Harvey Weinstein broke. On Friday, she announced she will donat4e her salary from the film to the Time’s Up initiative. On Sunday, Oprah Winfrey sat down with a group of actresses who agreed that, in light of Dylan Farrow’s accounts of abuse, “Time’s up” for Woody Allen.
Rebecca Reilly-Cooper asks some basic questions about sex and gender for progressives, arguing that anyone who answers “yes” to them should reject gender identity ideology.
In Brussels, an exhibit titled, “Is it my fault?” displays the clothing worn by Belgian women when they were raped.
As the Trump administration prepares to end protected status for 200,000 El Salvadoran immigrants. Women deported back to El Salvador often face deadly violence from street gangs who operate in a culture of total impunity for crimes against women.
Samoan weightlifter, Iuniarra Sipaia, has been banned from the sport after her doctor gave her a local cortisone injection for a sore knee. Some speculate her banning was connected to Sipaia’s complaints about having to compete against Laurel Hubbard, a trans-identified weightlifter who previously competed as a male. “The drug has nothing to do with performance-enhancing drugs, or steroids,” said her coach, Tuaopepe Jerry Wallwork.