What’s Current: Minnesota mosque bomber now identifies as a woman, seeks reduced sentence due to ‘inner conflict’

  • The militia leader who planned the bombing of a Minnesota mosque now identifies as a woman, and claims gender dysphoria contributed to his “inner conflict” when he was convicted.
  • Scotland’s government is set to legalize gender self-identification for people ages 16 and over, as ministers say passing the legislation is an “urgent priority.” Feminist critics argue that the law will put women and children at risk, The Times reports.
  • A council in Wales is reviewing their transgender guidance for schools after teachers began calling a student by a girl’s name without informing the parents.
  • A group of Afghan women speak to Reuters about the impact of the Taliban’s takeover on women and girl’s education.
Meghan McCarty

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