Thank you to our wonderful speakers, organisers and audience who refused to be deterred by threats of violence and had a successful meeting tonight in Hastings. You are brave and strong https://t.co/L8whEb2JF7
— Womans_Place_UK (@Womans_Place_UK) June 20, 2018
- Police have confirmed they are working with the organizers of an event in Hastings after a bomb threat was made on social media. The event, organized by the campaign group “A Woman’s Place,” in order to discuss proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act, went on as planned.
- Defence lawyer Krysia Przepiorka has been admonished by a Calgary judge after asking a young woman why she didn’t clench her legs together to prevent her father from raping her.
- DeeAnn Fitzpatrick says a decade of bullying at Marine Scotland’s Scrabster office, including being taped to a chair and gagged by two male colleagues, left her “broken,” and “morally and mentally destroyed.” Her case was recently heard at an employment tribunal, which has yet to give its ruling.
- Colombian reporter Julieth Gonzalez Theran was sexually assaulted while reporting on the World Cup in Russia. As she went live on television, a man ran up and grabbed Gonzalez Theran’s breast, kissed her on the cheek, and took off.