What’s Current: Twitter suspends accounts of two women fleeing Saudi Arabia

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

  • Twitter has suspended the accounts of several women believed to have fled Saudi Arabia seeking asylum due to sexist abuse.
  • Systemic failures at the Prince Edward County Children’s Aid Society are linked to several cases in Ontario, Canada, where foster parents groomed children in their care into cult-like sexual abuse.
  • Bar Gold Finger, a decades-old lesbian bar in Tokyo, is under attack for denying entry to a trans-identified male who sought admission to a women’s night event.
  • The trial of Keith Raniere, founder of alleged self-help organization, Nxivm, revealed the details of how he groomed members to create a coercive sex cult.
  • The UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten, demands an end to the use of rape as a weapon against political protesters.
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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