What’s Current: Chili’s tells lesbian employee to ‘dress gender appropriate’ to get promotion

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

  • A Chili’s manager allegedly told a lesbian employee that she needed to “dress more gender appropriate” in order to receive a promotion.
  • Two French police officers are on trial, facing allegations that they gang-raped a Canadian woman after taking her to a Paris police station. The victim testified today.
  • A 21-year-old Israeli woman visiting Melbourne to study was attacked and killed on her way home while speaking to her sister on the phone.
  • Michigan State University interim president John Engler has stepped down after telling a local news outlet that the sexual assault survivors of Larry Nassar were “enjoying the spotlight.”
  • The United Nations has ruled that Canada continues to discriminate against Indigenous women and their descendants by denying them the same status under the Indian Act as Indigenous men and their descendants.
Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

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

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