What’s Current: Feminists in China are using emojis to avoid censorship

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

  • Feminists in China rely on emojis to evade government censors and share their #MeToo stories. Leta Hong Fincher explains:

“Feminism has become a politically sensitive keyword… so activists have to keep coming up with new ways to get around censors. It’s always this game of cat and mouse.”

  • Male authors are being called out for having their wives type up their manuscripts, with examples being added to the hashtag, #ThanksForTyping.
  • Hillary Clinton points out that none of the men who’ve lost presidential elections have been told to shut up and go away.
  • The accused in the Belfast rape trial, Paddy Jackson, is planning to sue Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Riordáin for tweeting that he believed the accuser.
  • Three Toronto men are facing trafficking charges over the coercion and abuse of an 18-year-old woman.
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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