What’s Current: UK campaigners drape statues of iconic women in feminist T-shirts

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  • In the UK, women participated in a campaign that involved dressing iconic female statues in T-shirts with a dictionary definition of “woman” on the front.

“A spokeswoman for ReSisters United said: ‘The factual definition of woman has become taboo. With this action we send the message that women have the right to speak about our biology without shame, fear or retribution.'”

  • Malaysia Goodson, a 22-year-old New York City mother, has died from her injuries after a falling down the stairs at a subway station.
  • An analysis by the group Women and Girls in Scotland suggests that guidance for schools on trans-identified youth provided by LGBT Youth and the Scottish Trans Alliance could violate international human rights standards.
  • A survey of Afghan citizens revealed that two thirds of Afghan men think that women in Afghanistan already have too many rights.
  • Female Uber and Lyft drivers in the US report harassment by male passengers and say the companies provide little help when it comes to reporting and preventing further abuse.
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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