What’s Current: Trans activist stands trial for murder of lesbian couple and their son

Dana Rivers
  • Trans-identified male activist Dana Rivers stands trial for murdering a lesbian couple and their adopted son, before setting their home on fire.
  • Saudi Arabia ends a decades-long rule banning women from attending the Hajj and Umrah Islamic pilgrimages without a male guardian.
  • Trans activists harass Harry Potter actor Tom Felton after he commended J.K. Rowling’s creations, commenting during an interview on Radio 4’s Today program:

“I am quick to remind myself and others that Potter for some reason has brought more people together across the world and more generations than probably anything else has in the past 20 years and I’m quick to celebrate that. It came from one person and that’s her [Rowling] so I’m very grateful.”

Meghan McCarty

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