Meghan Murphy

Founder & Editor

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, Quillette, 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 very beautiful dog.

Radical feminism has a humanity problem

Radical feminism has shaped my worldview, my politics, my relationships, and my work over the past two decades. When I was in my 20s, its approach to things like pornography and prostitution…

Nine

I’m a little late, as always. There are a few things I am good at, but time management is not among them. Yesterday was our birthday. I was running around like a…

PODCAST: Jess de Wahls can’t be cancelled

On June 17, Britain’s Royal Academy of Arts published a post on Instagram, saying: “Thank you to all those for bringing an item in the RA Shop by an artist expressing transphobic…

PODCAST: Trans Mission — an interview with Jennifer Lahl

The transitioning of kids is ever more common these days, despite growing concerns about physical, mental, and social impacts of encouraging youth to identify as the opposite sex. A new documentary film,…

The fight goes on (and on)

The attacks on Feminist Current and on women who speak out against the status quo will continue, yet we must keep fighting.

Alix Dobkin, head lesbian

“There are only two responses to freedom. One is trying to control everything. The other is to be creative and take risks.” -Alix Dobkin, 1994 Alix Dobkin, singer, songwriter, and the face…

irish women's lobby

Speak up for free speech — an Irish Women’s Lobby event

On Thursday, April 29, I spoke on a panel organized by the Irish Women’s Lobby called “Speak Up for Free Speech.” The panelists included myself, Lisa MacKenzie, Iseult White. Here is the…

You have always been who you are, Elliot Page

This week, Elliot Page, who was known until very recently as Ellen Page, was featured on the cover of TIME. Looking pale, thin, sickly, and miserable, Page announces, “I’m fully who I…