What’s Current: Kajsa Ekis Ekman removed from Roks anti-porn conference over gender identity article

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

  • Roks, the Swedish National Organization for Women’s Shelters, removed journalist Kajsa Ekis Ekman from their February 20th anti-porn conference on account of her recent article questioning “gender identity.”
  • More than 90 girls are missing after latest Boko Haram attack in Nigeria.
  • After an investigation, the Women’s Equality Party has determined Heather Brunskell-Evans should no longer continue in the role of Party Spokeswoman. The investigation was launched after the feminist academic raised questions about the ethics of transitioning children.
  • The Supreme Court has ruled that London police infringed on victims’ human rights by failing to properly investigate the John Worboys case. Police now believe he may have victimized over 100 women.
  • Koby Bryant, accused rapist, has been nominated for an Oscar, as he is credited as creator, animator, and executive producer of Dear Basketball.
Jess Martin
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.

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