What’s Current: Meghan Murphy says men ‘should accept trans women in changing rooms’

  • Meghan Murphy tells The Times that in order to address the safety concerns of trans-identified males, men should welcome them into men’s changing rooms and private spaces. Murphy says:

“The problem is men. If trans women are afraid of being assaulted by men, and women are afraid of being assaulted by men, then education needs to happen around men.”

  • Photographer, Jeon Bora, documents the short hair and makeup-free faces of women who’ve joined the “escape the corset” movement to reject oppressive beauty ideals in South Korea.
  • An anonymous caseworker for women trafficked in Ireland’s sex trade, says that buyers are, “increasingly influenced by what they see in pornography,” and “see violence in sex as the norm.”
  • Police in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, are arresting women at nightclubs on charges of prostitution based on claims they were dressed “provocatively.”
  • Progressive New Zealand journalist, Rachel Stewart, faces harassment and calls to be fired for disagreeing with gender identity politics.
Natasha Chart

Natasha Chart is an online organizer and feminist living in the United States. She does not recant her heresy.