What’s Current: Registered sex offender claims transgender harassment after facing charges in Wi Spa case

  • The trans-identified male who allegedly entered the women’s section in the nude at a Los Angeles spa in June has been revealed to have two prior convictions for indecent exposure, with another six felonies currently pending. The incident at LA’s Wi Spa was widely reported after a viral video depicting a woman complaining to staff sparked protests.
  • The National Records of Scotland issued guidelines stipulating that members of the public may self declare their sex on national census forms.
  • Scottish women’s rights campaigner Marion Millar appeared in court, facing hate crime charges for allegedly “transphobic” tweets, including one of a photo of a suffragette ribbon. If convicted, she faces up to two years in prison.
  • Nearly 50 Afghan women gathered in a rare protest to demand their right to “education, work, and security.”
Genevieve Gluck

Genevieve Gluck is a writer and advocate for women's sex-based rights and creator of Women's Voices, an audio library dedicated to bringing awareness to feminist texts and speeches.