What’s Current: Petition attempts to stop LGB Alliance from receiving charity status

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  • Thousands sign a petition urging the Charity Commission to deny charitable status to the LGB Alliance for being a “transphobic hate group.”
  • Policy Options reports that Canada’s women chief medical officers are leading efforts to combat COVID-19 while “breaking down complex information” during daily press conferences.
  • French women are using code words at pharmacies to escape their abusers, as domestic violence against women rises amid COVID-19 lockdowns.
  • Former national ski coach Bertrand Charest, who was handed a 12 year sentence in 2017 for sexually abusing young female athletes, has been granted full parole.
  • A Hungarian draft law proposes that trans-identified individuals’ legal sex should not be changed on some official documents. 
Meghan McCarty

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