What’s Current: Gender critical feminist Marion Millar faces jail time over ‘transphobic’ tweets

  • Marion Millar, an accountant working for gender critical feminist group For Women Scotland, is charged for posting allegedly transphobic and homophobic tweets. A spokesperson for For Women Scotland says:

“Marion is naturally upset that the police have decided to press ahead with charges. The past few weeks have been a nightmare for Marion and her family and it seems there is no end in sight. Sadly, in Scotland, it seems both free speech and women’s rights are under attack.”

  • First Nations and Inuit women in Quebec who believe they were forcibly sterilized will share their experiences with the Assembly of  First Nations of Quebec and Labrador for a new research project aimed at documenting the problem.
  • South Korea’s air force chief resigns as public anger grows over the death of a master sergeant whose family says she committed suicide after her superiors allegedly tried to cover up her sexual assault claims.
  • CNN reports women in China face significant job discrimination based on their marital or parental status. In wake of China’s workforce gender gap, poor enforcement of anti-discrimination laws, and the impact of its 2016 two-child policy, many women fear they will be treated worse now that parents are allowed to have three children.
  • Police in Bangladesh arrest seven suspected members of a sex trafficking ring that used TikTok to lure young women and girls before selling them for sex in India. 
Meghan McCarty

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