What’s Current: Atlanta shooting suspect tells police he targeted massage parlors due to ‘sex addiction’

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  • A man arrested for the murders of eight people at massage parlors in Atlanta, Georgia, told police his crime was motivated by a sex addiction. Six of the victims were women of Asian descent. Data reveals the number of anti-Asian hate incidents in the US over the past year is greater than previously reported and the majority of victims were women.
  • Irish women fear for their safety when using public transportation or walking alone, according to a report from Transport Infrastructure Ireland.
  • The US House of Representatives passed a resolution to remove a deadline which prevents the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to guarantee women equal rights in the constitution.
  • One in four women in England and Wales have experienced either sexual assault or attempted sexual assault since the age of 16, according to data from the Office for National Statistics.
Genevieve Gluck

Genevieve Gluck is a writer and advocate for women's sex-based rights and creator of Women's Voices, an audio library dedicated to bringing awareness to feminist texts and speeches.