What’s Current: Female skateboarder speaks out after losing competition to trans-identified male

  • Taylor Silverman, an American skateboarder, speaks out about having to compete against men in her sport. On Instagram, she writes that she is “done being silent” after having lost first place to a trans competitor.
  • The Oklahoma Legislature approved a bill prohibiting abortions starting at fertilization. The bill subjects abortion providers and anyone who “aids or abets” an abortion to civil suits from private individuals.
  • Surprise! “E-pimps” bank on Only Fans.
  • Sasha Jane Lowerson, a 43-year-old longboarder, is celebrated as “the first transgender woman to compete in surfing.” The Australian “crushed” his competition at the West Coast Suspensions Longboard and Logger State Championships this weekend, winning both the Open Women’s and Open Logger divisions
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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist from Vancouver, BC. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, Quillette, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and is now exiled in Mexico with her very photogenic dog.