What’s Current: Britain to require single-sex bathrooms in new public buildings

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  • British government sources confirm new schools, hospitals, and offices are required to have separate bathrooms for men and women to discourage public buildings from only providing gender-neutral facilities.
  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom pardons Sara Kruzan’s 1995 murder conviction for killing the man who prostituted her as a teenager. Kruzan was tried as an adult for killing her trafficker at age 16 and spent nearly two decades behind bars, going on to campaign for U.S. criminal justice reform after her release.
  • Current and former women officers in Queensland report rampant misogyny and sexual misconduct by male colleagues in submissions to a state inquiry highlighting “widespread” issues within police.
  • Britain’s Labour party refuses to allow sex-based rights campaign group Labour Women’s Declaration to attend its national conference, sparking outrage over the party’s “silencing” of women.
Meghan McCarty

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