What’s Current: Canadian father taken into custody after refusing to support daughter’s transition

  • Canadian father, Robert Hoogland, has been taken into custody on charges of family violence due to his refusal to stop referring to his 14-year-old daughter as a girl, after failing to secure an injunction against her beginning testosterone injections as part of a gender affirmation plan.
  • A group of female MSPs are calling for Scottish lawmakers to ban online commercial sexual exploitation, offering food or housing in exchange for sex, or any other forms of online pimping.
  • In China’s illegal surrogacy market, women like Tang, an indebted migrant worker, may face being operated on without anesthesia, and being held captive for the duration of a pregnancy.
  • Nearly a quarter of women in England and Wales have experienced sexual assault, or a serious attempt, according to the Crime Survey for England and Wales.
  • Finland’s female-led government has been targeted with an onslaught of misogynist online abuse, questioning the leadership abilities of the women serving in key government posts.
Natasha Chart

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