What’s Current: Lesbian couple attacked by male teenagers demanding the women kiss

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

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  • Two lesbians were attacked by a group of male teenagers on a London bus who demanded the women kiss.
  • A study out of Birmingham University suggests women who experience domestic abuse are three times more likely to develop a serious mental illness.
  • Sally Challen, who killed her husband after years of enduring abuse, is free; she will not face a retrial.
  • According to a 2017 study, women are 27 per cent less likely than men to receive CPR if they go into cardiac arrest in public. A new “female” CPR dummy trains people to give CPR to women, not just men.
Meghan Murphy
Meghan Murphy

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her dog.

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