What’s Current: Teenage boy who pelted lesbian couple with coins avoids jail

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

  • A teenager who attacked a lesbian couple for refusing to kiss for his entertainment has been spared jail time with a referral order.
  • Trans-identified male athlete Hannah Mouncey claims the Australian women’s handball team excluded him from the world championships because female team members don’t want to share a changeroom with him.
  • Former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin defends his pardon of a child rapist while in office, saying there was no proof of sexual abuse because the nine-year-old victim’s hymen was intact.
  • Two professors from prestigious Chinese universities have been fired after students accused them of sexual harassment on social media, a turning point for China’s #MeToo movement.
Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

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

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