What’s Current: Former Wimbledon champion accused of transphobia over comments about women’s sports

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

  • Former Wimbledon champion Martina Navratilova is under fire for saying trans-identified males should not be allowed to compete in women’s sports. Navratilova was quickly criticized on Twitter by Rachel McKinnon, who demanded an apology.
  • Toronto police have issued a public safety alert after three women in their early 20s were assaulted in the York University Heights area over the past two months.
  • A Canadian study concludes that men who kill their female partners are more likely to receive a lighter sentence than men who kill female strangers.
  • A Bristol women who was forced to marry her cousin at 12 claims she was abused by her mother after refusing to do so.
Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.

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