What’s Current: Jeremy Corbyn comes out in support of the Nordic model

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

  • In an interview with Sophie Ridge on Sky News, Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn declared his support for the Nordic model, saying Britain should look to Sweden and other countries that have criminalized the purchase of sex and decriminalized prostituted women.
  • Ten lesbians were mobbed and harassed during the San Francisco Dyke March. Since, the March, the National Center for Lesbian Rights, and the Bay Area Reporter have posted defamatory comments about the women in question. Sign the petition demanding accountability and a retraction.
  • Greyhound had decided to cut a significant portion of its bus services in Canada, putting Indigenous women in rural and remote areas at risk.
  • The Rikers Island women’s jail is among the top-12 worst jails in the country. Former inmate Darcell Marshall tells her story after suing the city and the guard she says assaulted her.
  • The CEO and founder of Feminist Apparel, a company trying to profit from faux-feminism, fired his entire company after social media posts were discovered, wherein he admitted to sexual misconduct.
Meghan Murphy
Meghan Murphy

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her dog.

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