What’s Current: Rise in labiaplasty requests among Canadian women connected to porn culture

Managing director of Toronto Cosmetic Clinic, Sina Kashani, says requests for labiaplasty have increased four-fold since the clinic started offering them. CBC News reports that “the surgery is often performed on women who feel uncomfortable being sexual because they don’t like how their genitals look.”

New film exposes abuse women experience in London’s sex industry. The Receptionist premieres in Taiwan on Friday and at the Edinburgh Film Festival next week.

A man who kidnapped an underage girl and forced her into prostitution will likely be set free next month after serving seven years of a 10-year sentence.

The family of Tina Satchwell, a 45-year-old woman who went missing 13 weeks ago, say they are deeply concerned for her welfare. She left her home on Friday, March 24, and has not made contact with family or friends since.

Chris Hedges takes a look at the impact of gender identity legislation and discourse around transgenderism on women and girls in a segment featuring Maya Dillard Smith and MaryLou Singleton:

 

Meghan Murphy
Meghan Murphy

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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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