What’s Current: Wilfred Laurier University apologizes for disciplining TA who showed gender identity debate in class

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup.

  • Wilfred Laurier University apologizes to Lindsay Shepherd, a graduate teaching assistant who was disciplined for showing a debate on gendered pronouns in her class.
  • Influential New York Times political correspondent, Glenn Thrush, has been accused by several women in journalism of sexually harassing or assaulting them, and then destroying their reputations with colleagues.
  • A new documentary has spurred a social media campaign to free Cyntoia Brown, convicted and incarcerated for murdering a man who purchased her to rape and beat when she was 16 years old.
  • House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has called for an ethics investigation of Rep. John Conyers, following reports that he sexually harassed a former staffer.
  • Yet another lawyer for the National Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls has resigned.
Natasha Chart
Natasha Chart

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

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