It’s true: I was fired last night for my feminist stance. The twitter mob came for me and my employer and my employer immediately terminated me. If you’ve been through something similar please reach out…
— sasha white (@iamGrushenka) August 24, 2020
- A woman was allegedly fired from her position at a New York literary agency over a Tweet on her personal account that read: “Being vulnerable to male violence does not make you women.”
- The Australian state of Victoria has imposed “gag laws” preventing victims of rape and sexual abuse from speaking out about their experiences using their real names. Any sexual assault victim found guilty of breaking the law could face a prison term of up to four months.
- UK women seeking aid from abusive partners are reporting greater levels of violence during lockdown, according to women’s organizations in London.
- The Berlin International Film Festival plans to stop awarding separate acting prizes to men and women beginning next year.