What’s Current: The Canadian government refuses to release a GBA report for Bill C-16

  • Justin Trudeau promised that all new policies by his government would include a Gender Based Analysis (GBA) to assess their impact on women, but, according to the recently launched Canadian Women’s Sex-based Rights (caWsbar), has declined to release the GBA report with regard to Bill C-16, Canada’s gender identity legislation.
  • The Los Angeles Women’s March featured Caitlyn Jenner as a speaker, who said,

“The time is now. Women in Hollywood and across this nation are energized! It is damn time that we stop the slaughter of trans women of colour.

Together as women, trans women, and cis women, we have the power to influence our communities, our families, our friends, and colleagues, and turn this country around.”

  • A young bisexual woman says she was kicked out of a Glasgow LGBTQ bar for wearing an LGB Alliance shirt.
  • Two South Korean YouTubers caused uproar after vowing to stay single, as part of a growing feminist movement which boycotts marriage, men, sex and relationships.
Meghan Murphy

Founder & Editor

Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist from Vancouver, BC. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, Quillette, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and is now exiled in Mexico with her very photogenic dog.