What’s Current: Trans-identified male wins ‘female leadership’ position in NYC Democratic Council

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

  • Trans-identified male Emilia Decaudin wins the Female District Leader position for New York City’s 37A district. 4w reports:

“Last year, Decaudin successfully petitioned to eliminate the sex parity rule in New York Democratic Leadership Council roles—a rule which was put in place by feminists to ensure women’s fair and equal participation in the democratic process.”

  • A woman who accused a Nigerian pop star of rape says she was subsequently targeted by police and held hostage by the singer, causing uproar amid Nigeria’s emerging movement against sexual abuse.
  • The CDC warns pregnant women may be at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 compared with non-pregnant women.
  • A Police Act complaint has been filed against the Edmonton Police Service after it issued a public warning about the release of a man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting an eight-year-old girl, informing the public that the man would be living in the same neighborhood where the assault took place. 
Meghan McCarty
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Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.

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