What’s Current: Texas House passes bill barring students from using self-declared ‘sex’ to join school sports teams

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  • The Texas House of Representatives passed a bill that would bar male athletes from using a self-declared gender identity to enter school sports designated for females.
  • The cause of Gabby Petito’s death was revealed to be strangulation, according to the coroner’s report. Petito is believed to have been killed by her fiancé who has since fled police. According to a study regarding domestic violence, 43 per cent of women killed by an intimate partner had been strangled by them in the past year.
  • Australian women with disabilities are twice as likely to experience sexual violence but often struggle to be believed by authorities when reporting abuse.
  • Another woman has filed sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby, prompted by his recent release from prison.
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.