What’s Current: Woody Allen sues Amazon for dropping movie deal due to sexual abuse allegations

  • Woody Allen is suing Amazon Studios for $68 million after they dropped a four-movie deal and refused to distribute one of his films, citing accusations that Allen molested his adopted daughter in 1992.
  • Tory MP Christopher Chope recently blocked a bill that would have helped prevent the perpetration of female genital mutilation on girls.
  • A leading British surgeon claims trans-identified males are entitled to uterus transplants, saying the demand among self-identified transwomen for a womb transplant is far greater than that of females.
  • Lesbians in the country Burundi, where homosexuality is illegal, use secret memes to connect with other lesbians on social media platforms and chat apps.
  • A checkpoint on the Nepali-Indian border is policed by human trafficking survivors in order to spot and rescue potential victims.
Meghan McCarty

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