What’s Current: Trans-identified male invited to speak at memorial for Montreal Massacre

  • A trans-identified male is invited to speak at a memorial service dedicated to the 1989 Montreal Massacre, where 14 women were murdered in an act of anti-feminist terrorism.
  • The Taliban issues a “special decree” outlining women’s rights in Afghanistan under the regime, failing to include getting an education or working as a right.
  • Hundreds of U.K. nurses demand the Nursing and Midwifery Council withdraw from a diversity scheme run by LGBT lobby group Stonewall. The nurses are speaking out against Stonewall’s stance over medicating trans-identified children and allowing patients to access single-sex wards based on their gender identity.
  • A group of women in El Salvador are campaigning against a major development project that threatens to destroy hundreds of hectares of forests and cut off access to clean drinking water for their communities.
Meghan McCarty

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