FEMINIST NEWS ROUND UP DECEMBER!
A video of director Bernardo Bertolucci speaking about the infamous rape seen in 1973 film Last Tango in Paris resurfaced and caused mass outcry. Bertolucci divulges that he and lead actor Marlon Brandon intentionally did not forewarn 19-year-old actor Maria Schneider of the particulars of the scene so as to get an honest reaction of fear and humiliation for the scene. Read more here
With half the abortion clinics already closed, Texas lawmakers finalised a rule mandating that fetal tissue be buried or cremated. Read more here
A dozen women stormed the red carpet at AACTA shouting "end the sausage party" in a message about representation of films by women. It is just 7%. Read more here
Romania’s largest political party nominated a Muslim woman from the country’s Tatar minority for prime minister this month. Sadly, the Prime Minister rejected her nomination. Read more here.