What’s Current: Brighton ‘Let Women Speak’ event mobbed by masked trans activists hurling abuse, smoke bombs

  • A Let Women Speak event hosted by Standing for Women Founder Posie Parker was met with violent pro-trans counter-protestors in Brighton. Police have arrested two on suspicion of assault and obstructing an officer. Author J.K. Rowling responded to the mob of masked trans activists, saying:

“I see the Be Kind brigade are once more hiding behind their black masks, throwing smoke bombs, screaming ‘scum’ at women speaking up for their sex-based rights and howling abuse at lesbians for not doing d**k.”

  • Canada’s parole board transfers a trans-identified male currently serving life in prison for murdering and raping a woman post-mortem in 1995 to a women’s correctional facility in Ontario.
  • Students and alumnae at Maryland’s last remaining women’s college speak out against a decision to allow men to enroll starting Fall 2023.
  • French politicians are standing behind a MP who publicly admitted to slapping his wife, sparking backlash from feminists and anti-domestic violence advocates.
Meghan McCarty

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