What’s Current: Clinic for ‘trans kids’ accused of covering up negative effects of puberty blockers

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

  • An Oxford professor is accusing the Tavistock Centre — an NHS clinic for “trans kids” — of suppressing evidence of negative effects from puberty blockers.
  • PC gaming platform Steam cancels the upcoming release of controversial indie game, “Rape Day.” The game is a “visual novel” that depicts graphic violence against women and allows players to “rape and murder during a zombie apocalypse.”
  • NASA confirms that for the first time in history, an all-female crew will conduct a spacewalk.
  • Italy’s far right party is receiving criticism from women’s groups for producing sexist flyers to mark International Women’s Day. The leaflet bashes those who “offend women’s dignity” by going against their “natural role” of “supporting life and family.”
Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

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

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