What’s Current: Kathrine Switzer ran the Boston Marathon 50 years after an official tried to kick her off the route for being female

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Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon, crossed the finish line today, wearing the same bib number an official tried to rip off of her in 1967.

A North Cowichan woman escaped after being held captive for three days and tortured. Police arrested a 52-year-old man on Wednesday.

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Delegates at the National Union of Teachers (NUT) annual conference in Cardiff passed a motion to teach transgender ideology to children starting from nursery school.

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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, 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 dog.

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