What’s Current: Tasmania set to make sex optional on birth certificates

  • Tasmania is on track to pass new legislation that allows people to change or entirely remove their sex from their birth certificate.
  • A former Calgary teacher is charged with 17 sex offences involving child victims over an eight year period. Christian Sarile admits to bribing girls as young as 12 with money, drugs, alcohol, and vaporizers in exchange for sex and nude pictures.
  • The chief executive of “Rich Meet Beautiful,” a European sugar daddy dating, site is charged with debauchery after complaints about advertisements targeting Belgian university students.
  • B.C. public schools will be required to provide free menstrual products for students by the end of 2019.
  • The president of Rwanda pardons hundreds of women and girls imprisoned for having abortions. The women are expected to be released immediately.
Meghan McCarty

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