What’s Current: Australia launches inquiry into safety and ethics of transitioning children

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  • Australia’s Royal Australasian College of Physicians is set to begin an inquiry into the safety and ethics of treatment guidelines for children diagnosed with gender identity disorder.
  • Court-mandated reforms to Canada’s Indian Act will treat First Nations women equally with men in passing tribal status to their children, regardless of whether they marry an Indigenous man.
  • A UK man has been jailed for life after stabbing a lesbian to death for refusing to have sex with him.
  • Hundreds of women protested in Mexico City Friday, demanding protection from the city’s police force after several recent incidents of officers sexually assaulting girls and young women.
  • All 11,000 untested rape kits found in a Detroit warehouse 10 years ago have been tested. Police have implemented new policies to prevent rape kit backlog, including a tracking system for survivors to follow their kit throughout the investigation.
Natasha Chart

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