What’s Current: Twitter suspends Dr. Jane Harris, author behind solidarity letter supporting JK Rowling

  • Twitter suspends Dr. Jane Harris, an author who promoted a sign-on letter in solidarity with JK Rowling, for a tweet where she said, “asking which gender they are assigned at birth.”
  • UK prosecutors will be getting new guidelines on handling rape cases from the Crown Prosecution Service, instructing them not to regard participation in online dating apps or the sending of nude pictures as blanket consent to later sexual contact.
  • UNESCO warns that 11 million girls are unlikely to be able to return to school even after COVID-19 restrictions end, as low-income families fall deeper into poverty.
  • Franklin Pierce University has withdrawn its gender identity policy for school athletics programs, following a civil rights complaint by Concerned Women for America over a trans-identified male athlete, CeCe Telfer, an FPU student, winning a women’s track title at the 2019 Division II NCAA Track and Field Championships.
  • Two dissident Iranian women, Shahla Entesari and Shahla Jahanbin, have been ordered to report to Evin prison, to serve 27 month sentences, for having signed a 2019 letter asking
Natasha Chart

Natasha Chart is an online organizer and feminist living in the United States. She does not recant her heresy.