What’s Current: Canadian Paediatric Society releases guide for parents to discuss ‘gender identity’ with kids

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

  • The Canadian Paediatric Society has released a new document to guide conversations around “gender identity” with parents and children. The Globe and Mail reports:

“The four-page document starts by clarifying such terms as gender identity — the gender one experiences one’s self to be — and gender expression — how someone presents gender to others through clothing, behaviour or a chosen name.”

  • A recent poll shows that women are substantially more likely to consider sexual harassment an important issue during congress voting.
  • Ninety year old Nova Scotia man, Delmore Boudreau, has been charged with 12 sexual offences that occurred between 1966 and 1986. More victims are expected to come forward.
  • Christiane Amanpour will replace PBS’s Charlie Rose, who was accused of sexual misconduct in November.
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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