What’s Current: Men’s rights activists shut down women-only craft beer appreciation group

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

  • California’s version of equality law has enabled men’s rights activists to make a living as serial plaintiffs shutting down women’s groups and events. A women’s craft beer appreciation group has become the latest victim.
  • Malaysia’s minimum marriage age has been set at 18, for both Muslims and non-Muslims, following the outrage after a Sharia court allowed a 41-year-old Muslim man  to marry an 11-year-old Thai girl. The law previously allowed non-Muslims to marry at 16, and had no minimum age for Muslims.
  • According to divorce papers, Richard Spencer, a white supremacist who’s worked to sanitize and normalize white nationalist politics, has been accused of abusing his wife, Nina Koupriianova. Spencer allegedly told her, “The only language women understand is violence.”
  • UK Labour Party members were threatened and silenced in a Facebook group for sharing an article critiquing the premises of sex self-ID.
  • Hertfordshire Constabulary reports that a trans-identified male, Carrie Cooper, formerly Gary Cooper, has been sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for sexually abusing another young girl between 2007 and 2011.
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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