What’s Current: CBC pulls documentary about transing kids after complaints from trans activists

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

  • The CBC pulls BBC documentary, Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best?, after complaints from trans activists.
  • President Donald Trump responds to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s call for him to resign over numerous sexual harassment and sexual assaulted allegations numerous  by suggesting that the Senator had visited his office willing to do “anything” for donations. Over 100 Democratic lawmakers have called for a congressional investigation of Trump’s alleged sexual misconduct.
  • In China, “virtue schools” for women discourage female ambition and train women to be obedient.
  • Sex traffickers are smuggling North Korean women into China to prostitute or sell as brides, exploiting chronic hunger in North Korea and a demographic shortfall of women in China caused by parents’ preference for sons under the one-child policy.
  • Sexual violence is widespread in UK schools, and a new survey reveals that more than one in three girls in mixed secondary schools has been sexually harassed.
  • Women in mental health wards in Victoria, Australia are being sexually assaulted by male patients.
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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