National inquiry calls murders and disappearances of Indigenous women a ‘Canadian genocide’ https://t.co/lM5Nnr6T5G
— CBC Indigenous (@CBCIndigenous) May 31, 2019
- The thousands of unsolved disappearances and murders of Indigenous women across Canada are victims of a “Canadian genocide,” concludes the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
- Three trans-identified males challenge a Philadelphia law that prohibits people convicted of felonies like aggravated and sexual assault from being able to change their name.
- A Russian company faces social media criticism after offering female workers cash bonuses to wear skirts or dresses to work as part of a “femininity marathon.”
- Bill Cosby drops a defamation countersuit against seven women who accused the celebrity of sexual assault.
- Prof Simone Buitendijk, Imperial’s Vice Provost of Education, issues a “grovelling apology” following backlash for sharing articles and following social media accounts that question trans-activism. The Telegraph reports:
“More than 80 students signed a letter urging her and the college to ‘publicly respond’ to their concerns. Prof Buitendijk then vowed to ‘stop all engagement’ with the accounts the students took issue with.”