What’s Current: US Olympic gymnasts testify on FBI’s mishandling of Larry Nassar case

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  • Four elite American gymnasts testified at a Senate hearing about the sexual abuse they experienced at the hands of USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, and the mishandling of their case by FBI agents.
  • Facebook hid internal research for two years that demonstrated its Instagram app worsened young girls’ body image, according to leaked documents. One slide that was given as a presentation on the topic said, “We make body image issues worse for one in three teen girls.”
  • TikTok recommended videos containing references to drug abuse and pornography to accounts listed as minors, an investigation by The Wall Street Journal found. 
  • Australian authorities arrested a man importing childlike sex dolls into the country. The majority of materials were manufactured in mainland China, Japan, and Hong Kong.
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.