What’s Current: Influx of male pipeline workers puts Indigenous women in these communities at risk

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news round up.

The industrial camps in remote communities up North (“man camps”) have increased rates of sexual assault and violence against Indigenous women.

Prominent UK feminists sign onto a letter to The Guardian taking a stand against trans activist violence.

In 1912, Seitō (which translated to “Bluestockings”), a Japanese magazine for women, was banned for challenging gender stereotypes and male dominance.

A Winnipeg firefighter and jiu-jitsu instructor has been arrested after three girls accused him of long term sexual abuse. Manuel Ruiz, 52, faces charges including sexual assault of a child, forcible confinement, and luring a child.

Mayday is hosting a second discussion about gender in Brighton, on September 27th.

Talking about detransition has become heresy.

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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