What’s Current: Starbucks will block porn on its Wi-Fi in 2019

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

  • Starbucks will block pornography from its free Wi-Fi in all U.S. locations beginning in 2019.
  • Christine Blasey Ford says she intends to donate her GoFundMe donations — $650,000 raised over two months — to charities that assist sexual assault survivors. On speaking out, Ford said:

“Although coming forward was terrifying, and caused disruption to our lives, I am grateful to have had the opportunity to fulfill my civic duty. Having done so, I am in awe of the many women and men who have written me to share similar life experiences, and now have bravely shared their experience with friends and family, many for the first time. I send you my heartfelt love and support.”

  • Fifa is investigating claims that members of the Afghanistan national women’s team have been physically and sexually abused by men from the country’s football federation.
  • An Indian activist who attempted to become the first woman to enter the Sabrimala shrine has been arrested for “exposing her thigh” in a Facebook post.f
Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.

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