What’s Current: Trans-identified male found guilty of rape to remain in women’s prison until sentencing

Adam Graham, also known as Isla Boynton. Photo Source: Mike Gibbons/SPINDRIFT
  • A trans-identified male accused of raping two women before he “transitioned” will remain in a Scottish women’s prison until his sentencing at the end of February, prompting Holyrood politicians to raise concerns over incarcerated women’s safety.
  • Feminist volunteers working with 4W gather in New York City to celebrate efforts to help a young Afghan woman and her family seek asylum in the United States following the Taliban’s takeover.
  • An official Spanish domestic violence crisis committee meets for the second time this month after six women and girls are killed by their partners or ex-partners since the start of this year.
  • Trans-identified males are banned from female contact rugby competitions in Scotland starting this February, the Scottish Rugby Union announces following a review of its gender identity policy.
Meghan McCarty

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