What’s Current: TikTok bans ‘misgendering’

  • The social media giant TikTok has banned misgendering and “dead-naming” trans-identified individuals.
  • A London Metropolitan police officer has been accused of two counts of misconduct in public office after allegedly asking two teenage girls out. The Metropolitan Police chief Cressida Dick has since stepped down following a series of scandals.
  • The “Save Girls Sports Act” cleared the Georgia State Senate committee on Wednesday. Georgia now joins a movement of more than 10 other states in keeping sports based on biological sex, rather than self-identified gender.