What’s Current: First women’s soccer player of the year Ada Hegerberg asked to twerk at award ceremony

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  • Ada Hegerberg, a Norwegian striker, was named the first the first women’s soccer player of the year at an international awards ceremony. She was asked to twerk on stage by a male presenter immediately after accepting her award.
  • A YouGov poll for the charity End Violence Against Women indicates that roughly a third of British adults don’t recognize sexual coercion without additional violence as rape. It also found that a third of men believe a woman can’t change her mind after sexual activity has started and that if a woman can’t be raped after she has flirted on a date.
  • Meghan Murphy discusses her Twitter ban and the company’s new rules against “deadnaming” and “misgendering” on The Hill.
  • A Mongolian woman’s allegation that she was raped by an MP has sparked a #MeToo outpouring in the country, which has high rates of sexual violence and little legal accountability.
  • New Zealand Labour MP Louisa Wall calls gender critical feminist “TERFs,” and says they’re not welcome at Auckland Pride.
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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