What’s Current: Male sex offender undergoing ‘transition’ being housed in Dublin women’s jail

  • A male sex offender who identifies as a woman was given protection detail after being moved to the Dochas Centre Women’s prison in Dublin.
  • The benefit cuts enacted under the UK’s universal credit plan are leaving some single mothers feeling forced to engage in prostitution to support their children.
  • Former NHS psychologist, Dr. Kirsty Entwistle, claims poor and abused children are wrongly being labeled transgender and prescribed sex-change treatments at UK’s Tavistock clinic, by staff who are fearful of being called ‘transphobic’ by their colleagues.
  • In The Guardian, Brighid Schulte argues that a major barrier to women’s achievement in creative endeavors is a lack of time to oneself and lack of feeling that one even deserves such time.
  • The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic surgeons call for more research on breast implants, saying women should be warned about a condition linking implants to chronic pain and extreme fatigue.
Natasha Chart

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