What’s Current: Morgane Oger selected as party candidate for Vancouver City Council elections

  • Notorious trans activist Morgane Oger has been appointed as a Progress Vancouver candidate for upcoming city council elections. Oger is known for working to defund the Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter, and has faced accusations of harassing and defaming feminists online.
  • Young men are more likely to feel “threatened” by advances in women’s rights, according to a major study that surveyed over 30,000 people in 27 E.U. countries.
  • Eleven young women in Sudan have been murdered by male relatives in so-called “honor killings” this year, more than double the number reported in 2021.
  • Hundreds of thousands more women than men in England are being prescribed benzodiazepines, an anti-anxiety drug that medical experts warn can be “harder to come off than heroin.” 
Meghan McCarty

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