What’s Current: UK Girl Guides welcomes trans-identified boys, while discouraging trans-identified girls

  • Yesterday, the UK Girl Guides organization, recently in the news for dismissing unit leaders for objecting to becoming a mixed-sex organization for the sake of trans-identified boys, said that Guides wouldn’t be right for trans-identified girls. After criticism, they appear to be backtracking.
  • A third allegation emerged against US Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, in a sworn statement by a federal employee named Julie Swetnick, where she claims to have seen Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge at parties where intoxicated women were gang raped. Judge Kavanaugh and his first accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee today.
  • A lawsuit against a Washington, DC principal and the city government alleges that the principal responded to allegations that a female student had been sexually assaulted by a male student with mockery, and plans to “embarrass” the plaintiff.
  • A Halifax County pimp was sentenced to five years and eight months in prison for prostituting 15-year-old girls from Pictou County.
  • The Indian Supreme Court has decriminalized adultery, striking down a 158-year-old colonial law that treated husbands as “masters,” and wives as “chattel.”
Natasha Chart

Natasha Chart is an online organizer and feminist living in the United States. She does not recant her heresy.