What’s Current: Singer, Peyton Rose, dropped from Trans Pride march after charged for threatening violence against women on Twitter

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

  • Peyton Rose, a trans-identified male singer scheduled to headline a Dundee trans pride march, was dropped from Trans Pride march after being charged for urging people to “throat-punch” feminist group, For Women Scotland.
  • The Open University cancelled a conference on prison reform following threats from trans activists who accuse the organizer, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies (CCJS), of transphobia because of its stance that trans-identified male prisoners be separately incarcerated from females.
  • Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed an abortion ban proposal into law, outlawing abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.
  • Former women prisoners advocate for legislation that would require Florida prisons to supply menstrual products to inmates free of charge.
  • Human Rights Watch reports hundreds of women are trafficked from Myanmar to China to correct China’s gender imbalance as a result of female infanticide.
Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

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

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