What’s current: Trans kid trend shapes Alberta custody battle

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Custody battle spurs debate on the relationship between child transgenderism and parenting. Judges, psychologists, and families are divided on how to approach children who desire (or don’t desire) to transition far before the onset of puberty.

And the latest dude to fly the f-word flag is… Tim Kaine?

“And I remember thinking, ‘Wow, I’m going to have the chance now to not be the top of the ticket. I’m going to be a strong man supporting the first strong woman to be president of the United States.’ And as important as it is to normalize that a woman can be president, it’s also important to normalize that strong men can support a woman as president.”

Ben Johnson of the Windsor Spitfires is finally convicted of sexual assault. Johnson will have to remain on the sex offender’s registry for 20 years and will spend three years in prison.

Seasoned journalist John Doyle gives us a painfully shallow and paternalistic thought piece about sugar babies — young women who trade casual “dating” relationships with rich older men for coin. Next up: a five-point listicle on quantum physics.

When your period becomes disabling: Katie Rogers at the New York Times discusses a range of reasons for blocking one’s monthly visitor. 

Jess Martin

Jess Martin is a public relations professional, an aspiring writer, and an assistant editor at Feminist Current. She prefers to write about feminist topics, disability, or environmental issues, but could be persuaded to broaden her horizons in exchange for payment and/or food. In her spare time Jess can be found knitting, gardening, or lying in the fetal position, mulling over political theory that no one in their right mind cares about.