What’s Current: James Toback escapes prosecution for sex crimes in Los Angeles

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

  • The Los Angeles District Attorney’s office has announced that they can’t prosecute director James Toback for five alleged sex offenses reported to the police, out of over 300 allegations made public, because the one year statute of limitations has expired.
  • The widow of the Pulse nightclub shooter, Noor Salman, was prosecuted as if she’d been her husband’s knowing accomplice, but much of the news reported last year about this longtime domestic violence victim was wrong. Now that she’s been acquitted, get the real story.
  • Oscar Pistorius’s appeal of his 13 year sentence for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, has been rejected.
  • Adult film actress Nikki Benz is suing Brazzers, and one of the porn studio’s directors, Tony T, for an assault on set. Tony T has countersued, claiming the allegations are false, and complaining of, “mortification.”
  • Longtime Canadian activist Judy Rebick speaks out about sexual abuse she experienced at the hands of her father, and the impact on her mental health.
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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