What’s Current: Demand for sexual services skyrockets amid annual World Economic Forum meeting

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  • The demand for sexual services skyrockets as some of the most influential world leaders gather for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, a mountain resort in Switzerland.
  • A trans-identified male in Parksville, British Columbia, has been denied access to the women’s-only gym and told to use the co-ed facilities instead.
  • Period-absorbing underwear company, Thinx, has settled a class-action lawsuit for $5 million over potentially harmful “forever” chemicals in their products.
  • Russia has been censured by Europe’s top human rights court for failing to recognize and provide legal protection to same-sex couples.