What’s Current: Disney will no longer say ‘girls and boys’ in park greetings

  • Disney parks are removing gendered language such as “boys and girls” in the park’s recorded greetings in order to be more inclusive of “guests who do not identify with traditional gender roles, including male or female.”
  • Five fetuses were discovered in the Washington, D.C., home of anti-abortion activist Lauren Handy. Handy is one of nine anti-abortion campaigners recently charged with federal crimes for storming a reproductive health clinic.
  • The Biden administration has released a statement endorsing sex-reassignment surgery and hormone treatments for minors.
  • The U.N. has raised over $2.44 billion in aid for Afghanistan as international concerns grow over the Taliban denying girls an education.