What’s Current: Lesbian feminist Julia Beck testifies on Equality Act at US House Judiciary Committee

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

  • At a hearing today before the US House Judiciary Committee on H.R. 5, the Equality Act, lesbian feminist, Julia Beck, said that the gender identity provisions of the bill are a violation of women’s human rights.
  • A North Carolina public school allows female students to wear pants after a court ruled in favor of three students who sued the school over their skirts-only policy for girls.
  • A California hospital is being sued after it was revealed that hidden cameras intended to stop prescription drug theft filmed female patients during surgery and childbirth.
  • The Royal Bank of Canada reports that women aged 25 to 38 lose income over the following five years after having a child.
  • Two women fired from the Ghana National Fire Service for being pregnant are reinstated after winning the country’s first successful sex discrimination suit.
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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