What’s Current: Homeless women sue shelter after being forced to shower with trans-identfied male

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

  • Nine homeless women are suing the Fresno, CA, charities that run a homeless shelter where they were forced to share a group shower with a trans-identified male whom they claim sexually harassed them.
  • Amanda Byrd, a Toronto law student, spent hundreds of hours preparing for an international advocacy competition, but the only feedback she received was that she needed to smile more.
  • Three trans-identified women boasted on Twitter about beating up a lesbian at a gay bar in St. Louis, in retaliation for her referring to one of them as a woman.
  • The autobiography of Métis author Maria Campbell, Halfbreed, was published with two pages missing, omitting her account of being raped by Mounties who were searching the family home for evidence.
  • Saudi Arabia issues the first women’s driver’s licenses, while at least nine people who campaigned for women’s right to drive remain under arrest, accused of being traitors to the state.
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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