What’s Current: Medical experts criticize International Olympic Committee’s new transgender guidelines

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  • The International Olympic Committee’s new transgender guidelines spark criticism from medical experts. The new framework no longer requires trans-identified males to suppress testosterone levels for competitions, and suggests that male athletes don’t have an unfair advantage in women’s events.
  • Police will not take action against the trans rights activists who doxxed J.K. Rowling by posting a photo of the author’s home on Twitter, saying “no criminality” has been found.
  • German officials propose a draft law to scrap a Nazi-era law that bans doctors from offering information about abortion procedures.
  • American film producers are planning to create a “woke” version of the Harry Potter series in which the characters will be played by non-binary and trans actors.
Meghan McCarty

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