What’s Current: UK Green Party co-leader put on ‘TERF’ blocker list

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

  • UK Green Party co-leader, Caroline Lucas, has been added to a “TERF” blocker list, for Twitter users, after she said she’d be willing  to talk to representatives from Woman’s Place UK about their concerns about proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act.
  • Bruce Monk, a former instructor and photographer with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, is facing sexual harassment allegations spanning 30 years. Monk and the school are currently being sued by former students who are alleging that Monk pressured them into posing for nude photos when they were teenagers.
  • Later this week, UK parliament will vote on whether upskirt photography and other street harassment of women ought to be recognized as hate crimes motivated by misogyny.
  • The York Civic Trust plans to change a plaque dedicated to Anne Lister at the site where she married Ann Walker in an illegal ceremony. The original plaque described Lister as “gender non-conforming,” and failed to note that she was, in fact, a lesbian.
  • Convicted child rapist who claims he is a woman, Gary “Carrie” Cooper, is currently on trial for repeatedly molesting and raping a young girl. Cooper was convicted of raping another girl in 2012 and is currently serving a 14-year-prison sentence.
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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