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

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

  • 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

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

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