PODCAST: Will President Joe Biden’s executive order erase women’s rights?

Last month, on inauguration day, President Biden signed the “Executive Order on Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation.” Women across the United States and around the world reacted with anger. This meant, they feared, the erasure of women’s sex-based rights. But the language and impacts of the order are difficult to decipher for a layperson. In order to clarify, I spoke with Lauren Adams, legal director of Women’s Liberation Front (WoLF), a US-based women-only organization dedicated to the total liberation of women and girls.

PODCAST: Will President Joe Biden's executive order erase women's rights?
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Meghan Murphy

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, Quillette, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her very beautiful dog.