What’s Current: Australian journalist ordered to pay $10,000 fine for ‘misgendering’

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Beth Rep
  • Beth Rep has been ordered to pay a $10,000 fine after “liking” comments on her Facebook page which referred to a transgender activist as a “male bully.”
  • A UK club that bars women from admission is facing a legal challenge on the basis of discrimination under the Equality Act.
  • Four young boys, aged 10-13, are accused of the gang rape of a four-year-old girl in South Africa.
  • A New York-based gynecologist charged with sexual assault of patients, some of them minors, will face federal charges. Robert Hadden had previously cut a deal with prosecutors in 2016 which allowed him to avoid a prison sentence.
Mary Hickman
Mary Hickman

MARY HICKMAN HAS DONE VOICE WORK FOR THE ENGLISH AUDIO TOUR OF ​THE WAR AND WOMEN’S HUMAN RIGHTS MUSEUM​ IN SOUTH KOREA. SHE IS CURRENTLY DEVELOPING A VOLUNTEER-RUN AUDIO PROJECT TO BRING AWARENESS TO FEMINIST WRITERS.

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