What’s Current: Longtime USA Swimming official Cynthia Millen resigns in protest over inclusion of males in women’s sports

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  • Head of USA swimming*, Cynthia Millen, has resigned in protest against the inclusion of males into women’s sports.
  • China is considering draft regulations that would clearly define sexual harassment in the workplace for the first time.
  • Women’s rights activists are pressuring the government of Greece to introduce legislation that would make femicide an offense under the nation’s penal code. Women in Greece are battling a dramatic rise in domestic violence coupled with a spike in the number of femicides.
  • Another woman has come forward with sexual assault allegations against former Sex and the City actor Chris Noth, making her the fourth woman to do so this month.
  • Canadian killer Marcello Palma, who was convicted of brutally murdering three sex trafficked women in 2001, has been granted day parole.

*Editor’s note: Cynthia Millen is a USA Swimming official, not the head of USA Swimming

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.