What’s Current: New York Public Library cancelled ‘Cancelled Women’ event, forcing the event to a new venue

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  • On January 9th, the New York Public Library cancelled “An Evening with Cancelled Women,” a panel organized by the Women’s Liberation Front (WoLF), featuring five feminists who were “cancelled” for defending women’s sex-based rights. The event will be held at a venue to be revealed on Friday.
  • A 30-year-old man is facing charges for possessing a child-like sex doll under a new South Australia law that prohibits owning or importing such toys, which are now considered child exploitation material.
  • Jessica Yaniv accuses journalist Amy Eileen Hamm of sexual assault on Twitter. The allegations come shortly after Yaniv assaulted a Rebel News reporter, and BC Provincial Court authorities dismissed claims that Hamm photographed Yaniv in a women’s restroom during a court recess.
  • Greece is set to have their first female president after the country’s leader nominated judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou to assume the role of head of state.
  • A Michigan senator who told a young female reporter that a group of high schools boys “could have a lot of fun” with her is facing calls for a sexual harassment investigation.
Meghan McCarty

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