What’s Current: Vancouver Public Library confirms next #GIDYVR event will go ahead, despite efforts to no-platform

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

  • The Vancouver Public Library has confirmed that the upcoming #GIDYVR event, featuring Meghan Murphy, Linda Blade, and Heather Mason (titled Women’s places & spaces: sports, prisons, and shelters”) will go ahead.
  • Maya Forstater has filed an appeal against the decision holding that her recognition of biological sex was “incompatible with human dignity,” and that she’d been rightfully fired for disagreeing with gender identity politics.
  • Gender identity activists in Brazil are demanding that politicians force female security guards to perform body searches of trans-identified males.
  • Following on the heels of books popularizing ritualized domestic abuse, like 50 Shades of Gray, social media viewed by teens has been flooded with memes and graphics romanticizing strangulation as part of a sexual encounter.
Natasha Chart
Natasha Chart

Natasha Chart is an online organizer and feminist living in the United States. She does not recant her heresy.

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