What’s Current: Donya Fiorentino, Gary Oldman’s ex-wife, speaks out about abuse during their marriage

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Donya Fiorentino, Gary Oldman’s former wife, says the actor hit her with a telephone receiver when she tried to call the police.

A Belgian man is the first convicted under new anti-sexism law, after telling a female police officer, “Shut your mouth, I don’t talk to women. Being a police officer is not a job for women.”

Peter Madsen will stand trial at Copenhagen’s City Court on Thursday for the killing of journalist Kim Wall.

Iran sentences a 31-year-old woman to 24 months in jail for showing her hair in public.

Women of Parliament Hill say it’s their time for #MeToo.

Derrick Jensen delivers address despite two hours of heckling from activists who disagree with his stance on gender identity.

Jess Martin
Jess Martin

Jess Martin is a public relations professional, an aspiring writer, and an assistant editor at Feminist Current. She prefers to write about feminist topics, disability, or environmental issues, but could be persuaded to broaden her horizons in exchange for payment and/or food. In her spare time Jess can be found knitting, gardening, or lying in the fetal position, mulling over political theory that no one in their right mind cares about.

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