What’s Current: Toronto city council votes to review community space policies following Meghan Murphy event

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

  • Toronto city councillors voted to review policies governing community spaces after backlash over Meghan Murphy’s talk on gender identity at the Toronto Public Library.
  • A growing number of female lawmakers in the UK are stepping down because of vicious abuse and intimidation they face while in office.
  • Missouri’s health department allegedly kept a spreadsheet tracking the menstrual cycles of women who visited Planned Parenthood in St. Louis.
  • Chinese tech giants Baidu and Qihoo 360 have developed mobile phone features that help users spot hidden cameras, alerting women amid a spycam epidemic.
  • Women’s advocate Alaa Salah told the United Nations that women are being pushed aside in Sudan’s struggle to form a democratic government, despite their pivotal role in the country’s revolution
Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

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

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