What’s Current: Ecuadorian man changes his legal sex from male to female to gain custody of kids

  • An Ecuadorian “father’s rights” activist changes his legal sex from male to female in order to gain legal custody of his two daughters. Under the Ecuadorian 2016 Gender Identity Law, adults can change their sex through self-declaration, without undergoing surgery or hormonal therapy.
  • BBC staff accuses director Tim Davie of allowing the corporation’s Pride network to “police” news output on trans activism and undermine same-sex attracted individuals.
  • A trans-identified male is arrested for burning down a 117-year-old church in downtown Portland in an arson attack.
  • A Virginia schoolteacher is suffering a gunshot wound after an unnamed six-year-old boy took out a handgun and deliberately shot her in the abdomen during class.
Meghan McCarty

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