What’s Current: Brutal murder of lesbian couple sparks outrage in Mexican border city

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  •  A lesbian couple was found brutally murdered and dismembered in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico earlier this week. State of Chihuahua authorities have ruled out a hate crime, but many activist groups disagree with this ruling, citing lesbophobia as a motive.
  • A study of nearly 2,000 male football fans by Durham University revealed that more than two-thirds of football supporters harbor misogynistic and hostile attitudes towards women’s sport.
  • German police have launched an investigation after hidden cameras were found in the locker room of a leading women’s handball team.
  • Taliban gunmen have begun a raid on the homes of women’s rights activists in Kabul, attacking and detaining female demonstrators in an apparent reaction to recent protests.