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What's Current: Etsy bans craft-maker from selling 'I heart JK Rowling' items

What’s Current: Etsy bans craft-maker from selling ‘I heart JK Rowling’ items

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

  • Online marketplace Etsy bans a seller from selling items that say “I love JK Rowling” for “promoting hatred,” but still allows items saying “F**k JK Rowling” to be sold.
  • The rape and murder of a teenager in Algeria sparks woman-led protests across several cities, as demonstrators demand an end to violence against women. 
  • The World Trade Organization is set to have its first female leader ever, as the final contenders for the position are both women.
  • Spain’s government is looking to change abortion laws to allow 16 and 17 year olds to receive abortions without parental consent.
Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

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

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