What’s Current: JK Rowling’s name practically erased from new ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ trailer

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  • JK Rowling’s name has been downgraded in the new trailer promoting her latest Fantastic Beasts film amid controversy surrounding her comments defending women’s rights and critiquing gender identity ideology.
  • Six more women have filed lawsuits against Tesla, alleging a culture of sexual harassment and abusive comments at the California factory, bringing the total number of women who have come forward to eight.
  • A proposal to raise the legal age of marriage for women in India was cleared by the Union Cabinet. The bill would change the age of marriage from 18 to 21, to match the legal age for men.
  • A Saskatchewan mother is urging companies to do more to prevent the sexual exploitation of children on their platforms after finding images of her 16-year-old daughter on Reddit.
  • A Japanese girls’ manga series has been cancelled after the author was convicted of sexually assaulting an elementary school girl.
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.