What’s Current: Man who murdered his girlfriend is free and will start his life anew as a ‘woman’

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

  • A Canadian man who murdered his girlfriend and mutilated her body — dubbed “The Butcher of Gatineau” by the media — is now out of prison after nearly 20 years. He plans to restart his life by identifying as a woman and supporting charitable causes.
  • US military doctors have demonstrated a pattern of minimizing and ignoring women’s illnesses and reproductive health concerns.
  • In Japan, the #KuToo movement is pushing back against employer requirements that women wear high-heeled shoes.
  • On Friday, March 15, Meghan Murphy will be at Mount Royal University in Calgary, participating in a debate entitled, “Does Trans Activism Negatively Impact Women’s Rights?”
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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