What’s Current: Sport Canada shuts down survey about female athletes’ opinions on males competing in women’s sport

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  • Sport Canada shuts down an investigation into female athletes’ opinions on trans-identified males competing in women’s sports after over 200 industry professionals claim the commissioned survey uses “discriminatory” language such as “biological males.”
  • The Age reports seven Australian breastfeeding counsellors are forced out of their volunteer jobs after coworkers claimed their use of words such as “mother” and “breastfeeding” on social media was “intimidation and bullying.”
  • An El Salvador woman who was arrested after miscarrying during a medical emergency is sentenced to 30 years in prison for homicide, according to advocates fighting for the decriminalization of abortion.
  • A new report indicates Canada’s national police force is systematically discriminating against women, as growing evidence reveals higher rates of police violence against Indigenous women.
Meghan McCarty

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