What’s Current: LGBT lobby Stonewall receives £1M a year in taxpayer money for ‘diversity advice’

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  • A new report from the TaxPayers’ Alliance reveals LGBT lobby group Stonewall receives £1 million a year in taxpayers’ money. The Times reports most of the money goes to the Diversity Champions scheme, which has been accused of coercing companies to publicly support gender identity legislation.
  • Three Azerbaijani female journalists who were detained while reporting on a protest against femicide say they were verbally and physically abused by police officers.
  • South Korean Olympic archer An San is facing sexist backlash for her short haircut. In response, thousands of South Korean women are posting pictures of themselves with short hair, declaring it doesn’t make them any less of a woman.
  • An alleged victim of Jeffrey Epstein files a lawsuit against Prince Andrew claiming she was sexually abused by the British royal when she was 17 years old.
  • Data shows a record number of pregnant women were admitted to intensive care with COVID-19 last month in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
Meghan McCarty

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