What’s Current: UK law professor’s office vandalized with urine by gender identity extremists

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

  • Prof. Rosa Freedman, a human rights legal expert who opposes changes to the UK’s Gender Recognition Act, has been threatened, harassed on campus, and had her office at the University of Reading vandalized with urine over her public statements on the issue.
  • A UK man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for murdering his wife, Jessica Patel, and trying to make it look like a burglary. The court heard that Mr. Patel planned to use her frozen embryos and life insurance to start a new life in another country with his boyfriend.
  • A new survey indicates that half of Australians think that women take sexism too seriously and don’t appreciate men enough.
  • Israeli women held a nationwide strike this week to protest domestic violence against women and girls.
  • At the end of November, the Senate in the Dominican Republic defined “femicide” — killing a woman because she’s a woman — as a crime with a penalty of 40 years in prison. The law also creates criminal penalties for “obstetric violence,” “economic violence,” and “patrimonial violence.”
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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