What’s Current: Trans-identified male child molester receives two-year sentence in juvenile detention

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  • A 26-year-old trans-identified male who sexually assaulted a child will serve a two-year sentence in juvenile detention. Hannah Tubbs committed the assault in 2014 two weeks before his 18th birthday, resulting in him being tried and convicted as a child in 2022 under the Los Angeles District Attorney’s policies.
  • Thousands of women demonstrate in Uruguay’s capital in protest of a recent gang rape case that shocked the nation.
  • Xiomara Castro is sworn in as Honduras’ first woman president after receiving the largest number of votes in the country’s history.
  • Pakistan’s parliament approves a new workplace harassment law, expanding on existing legislation to specifically protect students, domestic workers, and employees from sex-based harassment.
Meghan McCarty

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