What’s Current: Thousands of Israelis protest sexual violence against women

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

  • Thousands of Israelis joined a protest against male sexual violence against women, after a 16-year-old girl was gang-raped for hours at Eilat’s Red Sea Hotel.
  • A trans-identified male incarcerated in Ontario’s Grand Valley Institute for Women has been charged with the sexual assault of a female inmate.
  • Starting in 2021, women will be required to have an ultrasound 18 hours before an abortion in the State of Indiana.
  • A trans-identified man has sued and won a judgement against the Southern Queensland Correctional Centre in Australia, with a tribunal ruling that trans-identified prisoners must be referred to by their preferred pronouns.
  • A trans-identified man arrested on charges of assaulting an officer at a Seattle protest has successfully pressured King County, WA, jails to house prisoners according to a self-identification standard, rather than by sex.
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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