What’s Current: Heather Brunskell-Evans’ talk about pornography & sexualization canceled after complaints by trans activists

  • Heather Brunskell-Evans, academic and spokeswoman for the Women’s Equality Party, has been barred from speaking about pornography at King’s College London after discussing her concerns about transitioning children on Moral Maze.
  • The Crown is appealing a dismissed case against Sgt. Christopher Heard, who stands accused of sexually assaulting women in his police vehicle.
  • Justice Jean-Paul Braun — a Quebec Judge who said teen “may have been flattered” during sexual assault because she “was a bit overweight” — has withdrawn from the case.
  • Three White House service members who accompanied Trump to Vietnam have been reassigned for “improper contact with foreign women.”
Jess Martin

Jess Martin is a public relations professional, an aspiring writer, and an assistant editor at Feminist Current. She prefers to write about feminist topics, disability, or environmental issues, but could be persuaded to broaden her horizons in exchange for payment and/or food. In her spare time Jess can be found knitting, gardening, or lying in the fetal position, mulling over political theory that no one in their right mind cares about.