What’s Current: Canadian government provides DD implants to its youngest dangerous offender

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Tara Desousa, previously Adam Laboucan
  • Nineteen years ago, a 17-year-old Adam Laboucan raped a three-month-old baby and was convicted as Canada’s youngest dangerous offender. Now known as Tara Desousa, he has been provided a full suite of cosmetic surgery to appear more like a woman, including a set of DD breast implants.
  • Peter Dalglish, a Canadian humanitarian and former U.N. Staffer, has been arrested in Nepal on allegations of child sexual exploitation.
  • Melanie Rope, of the Carry the Kettle Nakoda First Nation in Saskatchewan, wants the public to know about actor Will Strongheart’s history of violence against women, before going to see the movie, Indian Horse.
  • Ulster Rugby, and the Irish Rugby Football Union, have revoked the contracts of former players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, following revelations of their misogynist conduct in the rape trial at which they were acquitted.
  • In what’s been called a groundbreaking case, the International Criminal Court is trying an Islamic militant on charges of gender persecution for forcing hundreds of women into sexual exploitation and slavery.
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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