“Kipnis argued that everyone needed to lighten up, calling the prohibitions “feminism hijacked by melodrama.”

She argued that the bans were just one symptom of a “sexual panic” on campus. College students have become too vulnerable, she wrote, and are demanding that colleges cocoon them from anything potentially upsetting. She cited trigger warnings, which warn students about potentially traumatic material and give them the option not to engage with it, as well as the use of “survivor” to refer to students who say they’ve been sexually assaulted. She argued that colleges are infantilizing students, particularly women, who are no longer seen as independent adults who can make their own choices and deal with the consequences.” – vox.com http://ift.tt/1UWB0mQ


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