What’s Current: Gender Identity Ideology and Women’s Rights talk will live stream Thursday at 9:30PM Pacific #GIDVPL

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

  • The Gender Identity Ideology and Women’s Rights talk at the Vancouver Public Library is sold out! Tune in to the live stream on Meghan Murphy’s YouTube channel Thursday at 9:30PM Pacific — the moderator will be taking questions from the live stream comments during the Q&A. Live tweet the event at #GIDVPL.
  • A trans-identified male’s human rights complaint against Vancouver, BC estheticians who refused to wax male genitals has been re-opened by respondents after the complainant’s withdrawal. Respondents wish to have an opportunity to present a defense.
  • Reproductive coercion is a form of domestic abuse — from “stealthing” a nonconsensual condom removal, to birth control sabotage, to involuntary induction of abortion — that many women don’t realize might constitute a crime.
  • A UK analysis of 68 studies from around the world indicates that sexual, physical, or emotional abuse during childhood can double or triple the risk of suicide in adults, particularly when survivors don’t or haven’t been able to seek help.
  • Tressie McMillan Cottom shares the story of her baby’s death after a difficult delivery, where white medical staff refused to listen to her concerns about going into labour and seemed unaware that her pregnancy was typical for black women in the US.
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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