What’s Current: Chanel Miller comes forward as Brock Turner’s victim

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

  • Chanel Miller identifies herself as the woman who was sexually assaulted by Brock Turner in her upcoming memoir, Know My Name.
  • A leading psychiatrist warns that trans-identified children who undergo medical treatment risk “serious and irreversible damage,” saying information on puberty blockers is “misrepresented” in books on transgenderism aimed at children.  
  • Three men are given life sentences in connection with one of Pakistan’s most infamous honour killing cases, in which three women were killed for being seen on video singing and clapping at a wedding.
  • Michigan State University will pay a record $4.5 million fine for failing to protect students from sexual abuse following an investigation into former team doctor and convicted sex criminal, Larry Nassar.
  • Magdalen Berns, a feminist activist and YouTuber currently in palliative care, is lauded in The National Review as a “shero among women” for her contributions to the feminist movement.
Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.

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