What’s Current: Canada’s privacy watchdog investigates Pornhub over alleged non-consensual content

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  • Pornhub and its Montreal-based parent company MindGeek are being investigated by a federal watchdog over alleged privacy invasions related to exploitative content hosted by the site.
  • The Biden administration announces that the interpretation of healthcare discrimination on the basis of sex will now include gender identity and sexual orientation.
  • Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul is summoned for questioning by Saudi security officials and informed of a supreme court decision that upholds her initial conviction, three months after her release from prison.
  • Women around the world will participate in Amnesty International’s Global Day of Action to protest Turkey’s decision to quit the Istanbul Convention, an international treaty that pledges to combat and prevent violence against women and domestic violence.
Meghan McCarty

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