What’s Current: Target backtracks on Abigail Shrier book ban; puts ‘Irreversible Damage’ back on shelves

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  • Target has backtracked on a tweet saying that Abigail Shrier’s book, Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters, would be pulled from the retailer’s shelves. 
  • Kyrgyzstan’s Supreme Court rules that a violent police crackdown on feminists demonstrating for International Women’s Day was illegal.
  • A campaign to fund a clothed statue of Virginia Woolf is flooded with donations after the controversial unveiling of a nude statue honouring Mary Wollstonecraft sparked outrage among feminists.
  • Women’s Hour host Dame Jenni Murray is being slammed as “transphobic” after stating that women and trans-identified males are biologically different.
Meghan McCarty

Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.