What’s Current: Man sues brewery over ‘women’s only’ IPA

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

  • A man in Wales is suing a brewery that celebrated International Women’s Day with a “Pink IPA,” sold to women for 20 per cent less than its Punk IPA to highlight the pay gap. Dr. Thomas claims he “felt forced to identify as female” to get the drink for cheaper, then took BrewDog to small claims court for “direct discrimination and breach of the Equality Act 2010.”
  • Women’s rights lobbyists urge the Kenyan government to fully enforce laws against sexual violence, and push back against the culture of shame and retribution against girls who dare to complain when men attack them.
  • A survey of women migrant workers in 22 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, found that they were often subject to high rates of abuse, both in their home countries before emigrating, and by employers in countries where they sought work.
  • Women’s increasing, worldwide demands for greater rights are being met by an increase in political violence, including harsher government crackdowns on demonstrations mainly featuring women.
Natasha Chart
Natasha Chart

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

Enjoy fiercely independent, women-led media? Support Feminist Current!

$
Personal Info

Donation Total: $5