What’s Current: Artist Nina Paley and feminist historian Max Dashu no-platformed by trans activists

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

  • An event showcasing the work of artist Nina Paley has been cancelled after complaints about her feminist politics by trans activists, and the Modern Witches Confluence 2018 has deplatformed feminist historian Max Dashu for the same reason.
  • Indian authorities have arrested several men who worked at a gated apartment complex on charges of repeatedly kidnapping and gang raping an 11-year-old girl who lived in the buildings.
  • Sexual violence expert and prevention educator, Jessica Eaton, is calling for the resignation of Conservative MP Andrew Griffiths over a series of sadistic and violent text messages that he sent to two young women who worked at a local bar.
  • UK anti-violence campaigner, Jean Hatchet, is asking for signatures petitioning the British Transport Police to stop allowing male offenders to self-identify as female when arrested.
  • More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by Larry Nassar, former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, were honoured with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPYs last night.
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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