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#GIDYVR: How media bias shapes the gender identity debate

On Saturday, #GIDYVR hosted its third event in a series of panels focused on discussing gender identity ideology and legislation. This time, the topic was “How media bias shapes the gender identity de...[Read More]

What’s Current: #GIDYVR event, ‘How media bias shapes the gender identity debate’ finds new venue after SFU cancellation

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. #GIDYVR: How media bias shapes the gender identity debate” will no longer be held at Simon Fraser University after threats of violence from tra...[Read More]

What’s Current: Toronto city council votes to review community space policies following Meghan Murphy event

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Canadian feminist’s transgender talk stirs uproar https://t.co/BFlYVaRW3q — BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) October 29, 2019 Toronto city councill...[Read More]

Gender Identity: What Does It Mean for Society, the Law, and Women — A talk by Meghan Murphy

Talk at Toronto Public Library, Oct 29, 2019On October 29, 2019, I spoke at the Toronto Public Library at an event called, “Gender Identity: What Does It Mean for Society, the Law, and Women?” Hundred...[Read More]

What’s Current: Meghan Murphy’s sold out talk draws hundreds of protesters outside Toronto Public Library

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. From @SueAnnLevy: The intolerant radicals and their Meghan Murphy circus https://t.co/MPNthU8UtD #topoli pic.twitter.com/ObQQ0hJCCl — Toronto S...[Read More]

What’s Current: Man arrested after missing 15-year-old girl spotted on Pornhub

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Embed from Getty Images A year after a 15-year-old Florida girl was reported missing, she was discovered in pornographic content on the website...[Read More]

What’s Current: UK barrister under investigation for stance on gender extremism

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Allison Bailey, a lesbian barrister who recently helped launch the new UK group LGB Alliance, has been subjected to severe online threats and a...[Read More]

What’s Current: Uk women on universal credit driven to ‘survival sex’

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Universal credit: MPs call for action on women driven to ‘survival sex’ https://t.co/OXLf1icqP9 — BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) October 25, 2019 MPs...[Read More]

What’s Current: ‘C**t’ painted across Catherine McKenna’s campaign office

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Sexist slur spray-painted on Catherine McKenna’s campaign office https://t.co/UF9O7wqEMh pic.twitter.com/kbWaS2yd9d — Ottawa Citizen (@OttawaCi...[Read More]

PODCAST: We Can’t Consent To This — Fiona Mackenzie’s campaign to challenge the ‘sex gone wrong’ defense

Fiona MackenzieThere have been a rash of media reports, in recent years, about women were killed due to “sex gone wrong.”  As of August, there were 57 women in the UK killed by men who used the excuse...[Read More]

What’s Current: Dispute over gender identity splits Stonewall, creating LGB faction

Embed from Getty Images Europe’s largest LGBT organization, Stonewall, divided over concerns about the transgender movement. The LGB Alliance, a group formed with the support of Simon Fanshawe, who co...[Read More]

What’s Current: Jessica Yaniv loses cases against women who refused to ‘wax her balls’

“Human rights legislation does not require a service provider to wax a type of genitals they are not trained for and have not consented to wax… [Yaniv] filed complaints for improper purposes.”“You can...[Read More]