What’s Current: 29-year-old male beats 13-year-old girl in skateboarding competition

  • A 29-year-old trans-identified male takes first place over a 13-year-old girl in the women’s division of a New York City skateboarding competition.
  • Brazilian feminist Isabela Cêpa says she could face up to 25 years in prison for calling a trans-identified male politician a “man” on social media. Reduxx reports the charges against Cêpa are brought on by the State.
  • Protests for women’s reproductive rights erupt across the U.S. following the Supreme Court’s vote to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that ensured women’s right to an abortion. PBS News Hour reports 13 states are immediately moving to restrict or ban abortion in response to the decision.
  • Writer and activist Julie Bindel speaks outside Nottingham’s Aspley Library on Saturday, defying city council orders to cancel the planned event because of her stance on trans ideology. Bindel says she will take legal action against the Nottingham council.
Meghan McCarty

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