What’s Current: Parents say NHS rushed children into gender reassignment

  • UK parents say the National Health Service (NHS) staff rushed their children into gender reassignment surgery.
  • The French Cinémathèque will go ahead with a planned Roman Polanski retrospective, in spite of widespread feminist protest of bestowing this recognition on a convicted child rapist who continues to evade justice.
  • Leon Wieseltier, former editor at the once-influential US political magazine, The New Republic, has been accused of sexual misconduct towards his former female colleagues.
  • Sharon Acoose, a formerly incarcerated woman who was exploited in the sex industry, asks the inquiry into the missing and murdered Indigenous women to speak to incarcerated Indigenous women to gather their stories for perspective.
  • Netflix cancels House of Cards after Kevin Spacey is accused of making advances on a minor.
  • Another accuser of predatory director, Harvey Weinstein, says his lawyer threatened to, “drag [her] through the mud by [her] hair,“ if she ever told anyone about Weinstein’s assault on her. Other women have continued to speak out about the fear of making their stories public as well.
Natasha Chart

Natasha Chart is an online organizer and feminist living in the United States. She does not recant her heresy.