What’s Current: Marie Claire magazine names trans-identified male pimp as top women’s rights activist

  • The Brazilian edition of Marie Claire magazine has named a trans-identified male convicted of pimping and accused of child sexual exploitation as one of the nation’s top inspirational women’s rights activists.
  • Indian police have arrested three people for involvement in a fake auction that used an app to “sell” Muslim women.
  • A French feminist collective has announced that they will no longer report statistics on domestic femicides out of concern that the sex-based data is being used by “transphobes.”
  • Research analyzing over a million surgical patients reveals that women are 32 per cent more likely to die when a man performs their surgery rather than a woman.