What’s Current: Sussex Police investigate threats against Kellie-Jay Keen ahead of Let Women Speak event

  • Sussex Police launch an investigation into trans activists following violent threats against Standing For Women campaigner Kellie-Jay Keen and her children. Keen says she alerted police of hateful messages ahead of a planned Let Women Speak event set to take place in Brighton on September 18.
  • An Iran court sentences two women gay rights activists to death for “spreading corruption on earth” by “promoting homosexuality,” as well as human trafficking charges that are baseless according to international watchdogs.
  • Scotland’s first “period dignity” regional leader role is scrapped entirely following extreme public backlash in response to a man originally being handed the position.
  • Trans activists leave bottles of urine outside Britain’s Equality and Human Rights Commission to protest the government watchdog’s stance on keeping women’s single-sex facilities female-exclusive, Vice reports.
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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.