I Listened to Hillary Clinton’s Official Campaign Podcast So You Don’t Have To
I listened to Hillary Clinton’s official campaign podcast so you don’t have to — and believe me, you don’t have to.
The podcast, “With Her” is hosted by a “small business owner” named Max Linsky, who lets us ...
Apparently, Shower Caps Are Now a Racial Issue
According to Hello Beautiful, a blog for “millennial women of color,” a white woman getting a New York Times article written about her wearing a shower cap in public is basically an example of white privilege.
The NYT article in ...
Of Course Hillary’s Statement That Rape Survivors ‘Have a Right to Be Believed’ Was Deleted from Her Website
Hillary Clinton’s campaign quietly removed her quote about how all sexual-assault survivors “have the right to be believed” from the top of one of her website pages — and I can’t say I’m surprised.
Remember, throughout the fall ...
Does Anyone Actually Believe Cheryl Mills Was Just Helping the Clinton Foundation for Fun?
I can’t decide what’s more infuriating: Those e-mails suggesting inappropriate links between Hillary Clinton’s State Department and the Clinton Foundation, or her campaign’s explanation of those e-mails suggesting that they think I’m a total, complete ...
University Takes Down Historic Paintings over Concerns They’re Having ‘Harmful Effects’ on Students
The University of Wisconsin–Stout took down two historic paintings of colonial settlers and Native Americans over concerns that they might be having a “potentially ‘harmful effect’” on people who see them.
“Because of the risk of ‘having a harmful ...
University Bias Team: ‘Three Blind Mice’ Halloween Costume ‘Makes Fun of A Disability’
Last fall, three students at the University of Wisconsin–Platteville got into trouble for wearing “Three Blind Mice” Halloween costumes — because the school’s Bias Incident Team said they were offensive to the disabled.
According to documents obtained by Heat ...
New York Officials Propose Legislation to Stop Sex Offenders From Playing Pokémon Go
New York state officials have decided to randomly freak out that sex offenders might somehow use Pokémon Go to lure children into their homes — even going so far as to demand new laws to stop this imagined, hypothetical disaster ...
Hundreds of Students Protest Female Speaker’s Invite Over Concerns It’s Too ‘Dangerous’
More than 300 students at Elon University have signed a petition asking the school to disinvite a conservative Pulitzer Prize–winning author, Kathleen Parker, from speaking on their campus in October.
In the petition, the students claim to “have discovered very ...
Student Op-Ed: The All-Female Ghostbusters Didn’t Address ‘Race Issues’ Enough
A University of South Carolina student wrote a review praising the all-female Ghostbusters as a feminist victory – before clarifying that she was still not happy because it didn’t address “race issues,” too.
At the start of her piece, Rachel ...
National Conference Tells Educators to Check Their Book and Newspaper Privilege
So, apparently, book privilege and newspaper privilege are things now.
A handout included in the official list of resources for Confratute — a national education conference held at the University of Connecticut this week — contained instructions for a “41-step privilege exercise,” ...
The Nickname ‘Scary Spice’ Is Now Being Slammed as Racist
A full 20 years after the Spice Girls released their “Wannabe” single, people are freaking out about how “racist” it is that the one black member, Melanie Brown, was known by the nickname “Scary Spice.”
The group recently announced that three ...
Whoopi Goldberg: Blonde Hair Weaves Are Cultural Appropriation
Whoopi Goldberg said on the view that black women wearing blond hair weaves amounts to “cultural appropriation.”
“I think there’s a lot of appropriation going back and forth, the weave . . . the weave doesn’t look like this,” Goldberg said, ...
Police: Racist Text Messages Sent by Middle-School Student Were Actually a Hoax
The student at Ottoson Middle School in Arlington, Massachusetts who claimed to have received racist text messages actually made up the entire thing, according to the police.
Last week, the Boston Globe reported that police were investigating a student’s ...
Period-Tracking App Concerned the Terms ‘Female-Bodied’ and ‘Uterus-Havers’ Are Too Offensive
The folks at the period-tracking app Clue wrote a 1,027-word piece freaking out about what kind of language people could possibly use to talk about periods and women’s bodies without being so “gendered” that it’s exclusive.
“How do ...
HuffPo: The Term ‘LGBT’ Is ‘Not Really Politically Correct’
According to a piece in the Huffington Post, referring “to the QUEER community” as “LGBT” is “not really politically correct anymore” because it’s just not inclusive enough.
“You see . . . when you say LGBT now you completely leave out those ...
Tutors: Girls May Be Made Too Upset by Microaggressions to Succeed on the SAT
Apparently, some tutors are concerned that an SAT math question with a chart showing more boys than girls in math classes may have made taking the test too difficult for females to handle emotionally.
According to an article in the ...
Black Lives Matter Blames Orlando Shooting on Capitalism
Just when I thought the other-than-the-obvious explanations for the Orlando shooting couldn’t get more ridiculous, Black Lives Matter released a statement blaming it on . . . capitalism.
“The enemy is now and has always been the four threats of white supremacy, ...
Feminist Internet Instructed ‘White, Hetero, Cis People’ Not to Write about Orlando the Day of the Attack
According to a piece on feminist Internet, it was completely unacceptable for straight, white cisgender people to write about the shooting in Orlando the day it happened — at all.
“If you are a cisgender, heterosexual, white person, please do not ...
VIDEO: Mizzou Activists Interrupt Orlando Shooting Vigil To Complain About White People
University of Missouri student groups organized a vigil to honor the victims of the Orlando shooting — only to have a group of Latino activists, including a school official, interrupt it to complain that it wasn’t focused enough on racial ...
Kansas District Mulls Policy That Would Allow Kindergarteners to Be Expelled for Microaggressions
Lawrence Public Schools in Kansas is considering a policy that would ban “microaggressions” and “offensive symbols” from all of its classrooms — including kindergarten classrooms – and students who violate it could face punishment as severe as expulsion.
The school board defines ...
Maryland County’s High Schools May Ban Grades Below 50 Percent
Prince George County schools in Maryland are considering a policy that would ban teachers from giving their high school students a grade below 50 percent in their first three quarters.
As NBC Washington describes it, the policy would make it so “...
SJW Internet: Saying There Is a 'Correct' Form of English Is ‘Classist’
According to social-justice Internet, thinking that there is a “correct” form of English is not only “classist,” but also kind of racist and heteronormative, too.
“We are told that there is one correct form of English, and deviating from grammar ...
Social-Justice Internet: Chewbacca Mom’s Success Is White Privilege
According to social-justice Internet, the reason why that Chewbacca Mom (of viral-video fame) has been rewarded with television time, gifts, and free college tuition is because she’s white — and that’s just not fair.
It’s true, free tuition ...
Johns Hopkins Students Claim Giving Freshmen Letter Grades Will Cause a Mental-Health Crisis
Students at Johns Hopkins University are protesting the school’s plan to start giving actual letter grades to first-semester students — claiming that freshmen having to receive letter grades would create a mental-health crisis on campus far too severe for the ...
Prof Took Students on an 'EcoSexual Sextravaganza' Trip to Marry and Have Sex with the Ocean
A professor at Santa Monica College took a group of students on an “EcoSexual Sextravaganza” trip earlier this month, during which they “married the ocean” and were encouraged to “consummate” that marriage.
Why? Well, as one of its organizers, a ...
Actress Michelle Rodriguez Says the Gender Pay Gap in Hollywood Is like Slavery
According to Fast and Furious–series actress Michelle Rodriguez, being a woman in Hollywood is “like being born a slave” because of the gender pay gap.
When asked about the pay gap during an interview with TMZ last Thursday, Rodriguez ...
College Exam Declares ‘Income Redistribution’ to Be among the ‘Main Functions of Government’
A question on an exam for a course at the Milwaukee School of Engineering declared “income redistribution” to be among “the main functions of government.”
The declaration was part of a question on an exam given on April 29 in in ...
School Board Votes to Ban Having Valedictorians Because the ‘Competition’ is ‘Unhealthy’
A school board in North Carolina has unanimously given initial approval to a policy that would stop allowing its high schools to name valedictorians and salutatorians of its graduating classes because that kind of “competition” is apparently hazardous to students’ ...
Students Create ‘Healing’ Space to Recover from a Speech They Didn’t Even Attend
Students at California State University–Los Angeles have set up a “healing” space to deal with pain they were caused by having Ben Shapiro speak on campus — even though that speech was three months ago and most of them didn’...
Georgetown Undocumented Immigrants Instruct School to Disinvite DHS Secretary Because It’s ‘Unsafe’
Students at Georgetown University are instructing the school to disinvite Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson as this year’s School of Foreign Service commencement speaker because it would make the ceremony an “unsafe” space for undocumented students.
“As Secretary ...
University of Oregon’s Bias Reports Are Even More Ridiculous Than You’d Think
The University of Oregon’s Bias Response Team recently released its annual report, and the things people actually reported — as well as the actions the school actually took in response — are even more ridiculous than you’d think.
For example: ...
Mizzou Hunger Strike Guy Posted a Video of Himself Dancing Alone to a Song about One-Night Stands
Things are looking worse for University of Missouri social-justice protest leader Jonathan Butler.
After the release of some of his videos and blog posts from five years ago featuring him saying misogynistic and classist things, his talent-booking agency has dropped ...
Oxford: Law Students Do Not Have to Learn About Rape or Violence Law If It’s Too Triggering
Oxford University’s undergraduate law professors are providing “trigger warnings” before lessons about rape or violent crime so that students who might be made uncomfortable by such material can leave.
“Before the lectures on sexual offences — which included issues such ...
Oregon State University to Force All Students to Take ‘Social Justice Training’
Oregon State University reportedly plans to force all students to take a “social justice training” beginning in the fall of 2016.
“This training initiative is intended to provide all students entering Oregon State University an orientation to concepts of diversity, inclusion ...
Northwestern Fraternities Blasted for Hanging Anti-Sexual-Assault Banners
Fraternities at Northwestern University have apologized for hanging anti-sexual assault banners on their houses because feminists on campus got offended.
Yes — anti-sexual assault.
The banners, featuring statements such as “This is everyone’s problem” and “(fraternity name) supports survivors,” had ...
No, I Don't Deserve Family Leave Because I Have a Damn Cat
So now there’s a lady who believes that she deserves family leave because she has a damn cat.
“While my co-workers with kids walk out the door at 6 p.m., no one seems to care that I also have ...
U.K. Considering Regulating Ads to Make Sure the Women In Them Aren’t Too Hot
The U.K.’s Advertising United Standards Authority is considering regulations to respond to complaints of “sexism” in advertising — including concerns that women in a lot of ads are basically too attractive.
According to a release published by the watchdog ...
Apparently, It’s Sexist to Think It’s Weird Hillary Keeps Hot Sauce in Her Purse
Those damn, sexist Bernie Bros! Just when you think they’ve reached peak misogyny, they outdo themselves with something even more sexist.
Their latest offense: Daring to say that maybe it’s kind of weird that Hillary Clinton keeps hot ...
So, Now That Mizzou Lady Is Saying She Was Fired for Being White?
Melissa Click, that University of Missouri communications professor who was fired for calling for “muscle” to remove a student journalist from a public protest, is now saying that she was fired because she’s white.
I guess she ...
Singer Slammed by PC Police for Wearing Moccasin Shoes
Perrie Edwards, singer in the band Little Mix, is being slammed on Instagram for being “disrespectful” and culturally insensitive for wearing moccasin-style shoes.
Edwards posted a picture of the shoes this week, which led to a flood of criticism about ...
Did Cosmo Interview Hillary Clinton — or a Robot?
Cosmopolitan published an interview on Tuesday that I think was with Hillary Clinton — although I can’t be completely sure, seeing as her answers sounded more like they had come from a robot than an actual human being.
Harvard Op-Ed: ‘Everything Is about Race,’ Even Benches
A Harvard student penned an op-ed for the school’s newspaper explaining that if you’ve ever said, “Don’t make this about race,” you were automatically wrong — because “everything is about race.”
“Of course it’s about race — everything ...
Sanders Campaign Accused of ‘Sexism’ for Saying Hillary's Trying Too Hard
According to a piece in New York magazine, Bernie Sanders’s campaign manager’s suggestion that Hillary Clinton is trying too hard was — you guessed it! — “sexist.”
“Don’t destroy the Democratic party to satisfy the secretary’s ambitions to ...
Gap Apologizes for Ad Called ‘Racist’ Because It Features a White Girl Leaning on a Black Girl
Gap actually apologized for an ad that people called racist because it features a white model leaning on a black model — and, apparently, that’s saying that all black girls “can do is bear the weight of White [sic] girls.”
Student Hit with ‘Safe Space Complaint’ for Raising Her Hand
A student at Edinburgh University in Scotland is claiming that she was hit with a “safe space complaint” because she raised her hand to disagree with something during a student-council meeting.
Imogen Wilson, vice president for academic affairs at the ...
Feds Spend $143K Getting Mexican-American Women to Talk About Obesity with Each Other
The federal government is spending $143,000 on “intervention” efforts to get Mexican-American women and their daughters talking with each other about obesity.
Now, this may seem crazy to you, but the National Institute of Health, which is sponsoring (read: using your ...
Stanford Activists Demand Its Next President Be Nonwhite and Female or Transgender
An activist group at Stanford University is demanding that white people — as well as men of any race who are not transgender — be forbidden from being appointed as the school’s next president or provost.
“We demand that the next ...
Social-Justice Internet: Telling Us to Be ‘Rational’ Is ‘Oppressive’
People need to stop telling social-justice activists to be “rational,” because apparently, encouraging people to actually make sense when they talk is “oppressive.”
In her article on Everyday Feminism – a social-justice blog that routinely publishes of some of the most ...
Social Justice Internet: The ‘Body Positive’ Movement Is Actually Transphobic
According to an article on Social Justice Internet, too many phrases used by the body-positive movement are actually super transphobic and must never be used again.
“Our ‘body positive mantras’ seek to only validate cisgender people, effectively turning trans people ...
Fired U Missouri Comms Prof’s Defense: I Didn’t Know How Journalism at Protests Worked
Melissa Click, the former University of Missouri communications professor who was fired for calling for “muscle” to remove a student journalist from a campus protest, says she should not have been fired because she just had “inexperience with how public ...
Slate Editor Offended by FirstSevenJobs Hashtag Because It Doesn’t Address Privilege
According to an article on Slate, the #FirstSevenJobs hashtag is offensive because “it’s just a way to disguise your privilege.”
“What really bothers me about #firstsevenjobs is the ideology it reflects,” a Slate associate editor, L.V. Anderson, writes. “#...
Princeton Warns Against Using Words and Phrases with the Syllable ‘Man’ — but That’s Not Enough
Princeton University’s HR department has warned against using certain words and phrases with “man” in them, because this kind of language “does not take into consideration individuals who identify as otherwise.”
The “Don’t Use” column of the “Guidelines ...
Feminist Blog Suggests That Tickling Can Lead ‘Cis Men’ to Think Abusing Women Is Okay
According to an article on Feminist Internet, the common childhood game of tickling another person even after they’ve told you to stop is socializing cisgender men to think that they never have to listen to a woman when she ...
UC Davis: Saying ‘You Guys’ Is Using ‘Words That Hurt’
A guide titled “Words That Hurt” on the website of the University of California, Davis, warns students to avoid using the phrase “you guys” — because, apparently, that’s really harmful or something.
“You guys [e]rases the identities of people ...
SJW Internet Freaks Out about How ‘Wearing Camo Can Be Anti-Feminist’
In case you’ve been too wrapped up in your own white privilege to think about these kinds of serious problems on your own, a feminist Internet journalist took the time to write a nearly 2,000-word piece about how “wearing ...
Academic Article: Ski Slopes Are Sexist
According to a recent, too-idiotic-to-even-understand article published in The International Review for the Sociology of Sport, ski slopes are sexist “masculinized spaces.”
“This article examines how skiing landscapes are constructed as masculinized spaces,” states the abstract for Memorial University of ...
People Body-Shamed a Plus Size Model for Losing Weight
Earlier this year, Ashley Graham was praised as a body-positive hero being the first plus-size model to be on the cover of Sports Illustrated — and now she’s being shamed for appearing to look thinner in some of her recent ...
Respect Yourselves, Bernie Supporters — Stay Mad
Yesterday, it became clear that Democrats have decided to deal with the anger of Bernie Sanders supporters by slamming and chastising them for being angry. I, on the other hand, have never felt more compelled to stand up for them.
Administrators Veto ‘Mine Shaft’ Nickname for Athletic Center Over Concerns That It’s ‘Rape Culture’
Students at the Colorado School of Mines selected “the Mine Shaft” as the nickname for its new athletic center — only for the administration to veto it over concern that it’s “rape culture.”
According to e-mail correspondence obtained by Heat ...
U.K. County to Record Misogyny and Catcalling as Hate Crimes
Nottinghamshire, a county in the U.K., is going to start recording misogyny as a hate crime — yes, seriously.
According to Newsweek, the category will include “everything from verbal comments and wolf whistling to unwanted physical approaches.”
“What women face, ...
Disney Accused of Cultural Insensitivity Because a Character Is Too Fat
The upcoming Disney film Moana will star a Polynesian princess for the first time in the franchise’s history — but, rather than be excited, many people are complaining that the film’s portrayal of a Polynesian demigod character is culturally ...
Cool, Hip Hillary Clinton: ‘I Can’t Stop Playing with the Pokémans, Either’
Just like many everyday Americans, I am also very interested in Pokémans Go.
Since the Pokémans Go game came out on the phones, I can’t stop playing with the Pokémans, either. As the slogan goes, “Got ...
It’s Our Duty as Women to Celebrate That Hillary Won’t Be Charged
In the wake of FBI Director James Comey’s recommendation that Hillary Clinton not face any charges, I’m seeing far too many of my fellow women focusing on the wrong things.
So many women — yes, even some who call ...
College Bias Team Deems Whiteboards Saying ‘Make America Great Again’ to Be ‘Racialized Attacks’
The Bias Response Group (BRG) at Skidmore College determined that writing “Make America Great Again” on dry-erase boards amounted to performing “racialized, targeted attacks,” according to the group’s year-end report.
The team’s issue, according to the College Fix, ...
Mother: My Third-Grade Son Talked about Brownies, and Someone Called the Race Police
An elementary school in New Jersey allegedly called the police on a third grader for talking about brownies — yes, as in the baked good — over concerns that the word “brownies” may have been a racial slur.
According to the student’...
University Handout: Suggesting Golf Outings Is a Microaggression
According to a handout posted on the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill’s website, everything from complimenting a female speaker’s shoes to suggesting a golf outing is a microaggression.
The handout, which was posted on Thursday, explains that ...
Mizzou: Telling Disabled People They’re ‘Inspiring’ Is a Microaggression
According to materials distributed by the University of Missouri Diversity Office, saying “you people are so inspiring” in reference to disabled people is not nice, but actually a microaggression.
The piece of advice is one of many included on a ...
University Bias Report Filed Because Someone Wrote ‘Free Speech Matters’ on a Poster
A bias-response incident report was filed at University of Northern Colorado because a student wrote “free speech matters” on one of the 680 “#languagematters” posters that had been placed around the school warning of the dangers of using politically incorrect words ...
Blogger: Talk about the Gay Community after the Orlando Shooting Erases Bisexuals
One bisexual woman is complaining that rampant “biphobia” in our society is making the Orlando shooting very hard for her — because in its aftermath, people are just talking about the gay community and not enough about people like her.
Planned Parenthood Outreach Group Blames Orlando Attack on ‘Toxic Masculinity’
A Planned Parenthood black community outreach group is claiming that what happened in Orlando was due to “toxic masculinity.”
“#Islam doesn’t foment the violence alleged gunman Omar Mateen enacted, toxic masculinity & a global culture of imperialist homophobia does,” the ...
Activist Demands Reparations for All ‘Fat, Black’ Women
According to a piece on an “intersectional feminist media” website, “fat, black” women are owed reparations due to the “trauma” that comes with being one.
“The case for reparations for fat Black b****** is: f*** you, pay us,” self-described “queer, ...
Advocacy Group: Make Cartoon Characters Fat to Make Kids Feel Better
An advocacy group called ProjectKnow took it upon itself to do some “reverse photoshopping” of classic cartoon characters so that fat kids will feel better about being fat.
“The average American’s body type has changed substantially over the past 40 ...
I Am Not Bothered by That X-Men Choking Billboard
So, 20th Century Fox apologized to the angry Internet mob for using an image of the X-Men: Apocalypse villain (Apocalypse) choking Jennifer Lawrence’s character (Mystique) on a billboard promoting the film.
“In our enthusiasm to show the villainy of ...
School Prohibits Students from Wearing National Honor Society Stoles So Others Won’t Feel Left Out
Students at Plano Senior High School in Texas will not be allowed to wear National Honor Society stoles at their graduation because, apparently, that might make kids who were not in NHS feel left out.
In order to earn membership ...
Oberlin Students: Replace Midterms with Conversations and Erase Grades Below Cs
Student activists at Oberlin College are saying how frustrated they are that the school is making it so tough for them to be on campus — and that it’s so unfair that the school won’t heed their demands for ...
Petition Demands Obama Punish Justin Timberlake for ‘Cultural Theft of Black Community’
A petition to President Obama, Loretta Lynch and Al Sharpton is demanding that Justin Timberlake be held criminally responsible for “cultural theft of black community.”
“Justin Timberlake has made a career out of culturally appropriating his music, looks, and just ...
School Proposes Ban on Tight Pants Because ‘Bigger Girls’ Were Getting Bullied for Wearing Them
The New Hanover County School System in North Carolina has proposed a ban on wearing tight pants in its schools because apparently “bigger girls” are getting bullied for the way that they look when they wear them.
Kindergartner Suspended for Bringing a Clear, Plastic Bubble-Soap Gun to School
A five-year-old girl was suspended from Southeast Elementary School in Brighton, Colo. on Monday for bringing a clear, plastic bubble-soap gun with a picture of a princess on it to school with her because it violated the school’s “weapons ...
It’s Now Considered Sexist to Tell a Woman, ‘You Look Tired’
According to a piece in The Telegraph, it’s sexist to tell women that they “‘look tired’ at work.”
“Chances are if a woman has a totally bare face, she’ll be told by both male and female colleagues that ...
Feminist Internet: Harry Potter Perpetuates Rape Culture
According to a piece on Feminist Internet, the Harry Potter series perpetuates rape culture because there are love potions involved in a couple of the storylines — and that’s “glaringly problematic.”
“[The] very existence of love potions is so akin ...
Leftist Internet: Being White and ‘Born in America’ Automatically Makes One a ‘White Supremacist’
According to a piece on social-justice Internet, there are approximately 9 million things that automatically make you a “white supremacist” no matter how much of a social-justice hero you try to be — including being “born and raised in America.”
“How am ...
Cambridge University Accused of Racism over Lion King–Themed Dinner
Cambridge University is being accused of racial insensitivity because it hosted a Lion King–themed dinner party featuring African food.
“Would you like to travel far away and escape from the library/your room/your department?” the original (it has ...
Mizzou Hunger Strike Guy Busted Saying Misogynistic and Classist Things
Remember Jonathan Butler, that University of Missouri graduate student with the super-rich daddy who went on a seven-day social-justice hunger strike that prompted the ousting of the school’s president and chancellor?
Well, it turns out that when he wasn’...
School Cancels Father-Daughter Dance Over Complaints It Wasn’t ‘Inclusive’
Brockman Elementary School in South Carolina canceled its annual father-daughter dance — which was intended to raise money for the school’s parent-teacher organization — because fewer than ten people complained that it wasn’t “inclusive.”
It gets worse: According to local ...
Cops Apologize for Warning against Drunk Driving on Cinco de Mayo Because It Wasn’t PC
The Oakland Police Department issued an apology for warning people not to drive drunk on Cinco de Mayo — because apparently, even acknowledging the fact that people often do drink on Cinco de Mayo is racist against Mexicans.
It’s important ...
Student Government Campaign: If You Believe Police ‘Exist to Protect You,’ You Have ‘White Male Privilege’
According to a poster for a campaign sponsored by the student government and Residence Hall Association (RHA) at Missouri State University, “If you’re confident the police exist to protect you, you have white male privilege.”
The poster — along with ...
Woman Claims She Deserves Maternity Leave Even Though She Has No Kids
A 38-year-old woman is arguing that even though she does not have any kids, she is still like, totally entitled to maternity leave.
The woman, Meghann Foye, recently came out with a book titled Meternity — the fictional story of a ...
University Cop: Drawings of Penises Incite ‘Hate’ Like a ‘Swastika or the N-Word,’ Should Be Censored
A uniformed police officer told members of the University of Delaware’s chapter of Young Americans for Liberty not to allow classmates to draw phallic symbols on its “free-speech ball” because drawings of penises are “meant to provoke” “hate” much ...
Artist Paints Over Campus Mural of Gun Shooting Out Flowers Because One Student Found It ‘Triggering’
An artist painted over an image of a gun shooting out flowers — a classic anti-violence symbol — that had been part of a pro-peace mural she had painted at Pitzer College (part of the Claremont University Consortium) because one student claimed ...
Cops Cite Student for Threatening Safety Because He Was Wearing an Empty Holster
Campus police at the University of South Alabama cited a student for “engaging in activities that threaten the safety of the campus community” because he was wearing an empty holster on campus.
Yes — empty.
D. J. Parten, president of Students ...
Student Group’s Letter: White Privilege Is a Communicable Disease
According to a letter to the editor penned by the Iowa State University group Leaders United for a Change (“LUCHA”), white privilege is a communicable disease and people must get tested in order to keep it from spreading around campus.
Student: I Was Told I Can’t Sing a Rihanna Song Because I’m White
A student at the University of Oklahoma is claiming that she was told during a human-relations-theory class that it would be a “microaggression” for her to sing a Rihanna song, because she’s white.
“I was told as a white ...
Sorority Cancels Kentucky Derby–Themed Party over Concerns of ‘Racism’
The Kappa Delta Epsilon sorority at Dartmouth College has canceled its annual Kentucky Derby–themed party after people complained that the theme was racist.
The invite-only party will now be Woodstock-themed instead.
According to an article in the Daily Caller, ...
Transgender Woman Now Transitioning into a Dragon
A male-to-female transgender woman who prefers the pronoun “it” says it believes it was born not only the wrong sex, but also the wrong species, and has been undergoing human-to-dragon transition procedures to fix the problem.
The 55-year-old, who was ...
Scripps Students Upset About Madeleine Albright Speech Because She’s White
Many students at Scripps College are absolutely furious that Madeleine Albright will be their commencement speaker — because Albright is a “white feminist.”
“It was announced recently that the 2016 commencement speaker will be none other than former Secretary of State, white ...
Scottish Police Threaten to Show Up at the Homes of People Who Aren’t Nice Online
Scotland’s Glasgow Police posted a tweet on Friday threatening to show up at the homes of people who post mean or unnecessary things online.
Think before you post or you may receive a visit from us this weekend. Use ...
University Cancels ‘Vagina Monologues’ Because a White Lady Wrote It
Southwestern University in Texas has canceled its annual production of “The Vagina Monologues” because its author, Eve Ensler, is white — and featuring a performance written by a white lady would just not be inclusive to women of other races.
Female Researcher: We Must Make STEM Courses ‘Less Competitive’ to Be More ‘Inclusive’ of Women
A doctoral candidate at the University of North Dakota published a paper suggesting that we should make Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) courses more “inclusive” of women by making then “less competitive,” which is about the most sexist thing ...
Wheelchair Basketball Deemed ‘Cultural Appropriation’
Red Eye, an overnight sports tournament at the University of Alberta, is being accused of “ableism” and “cultural appropriation” because one of its featured events is wheelchair basketball.
According to an article in the Gateway Online, the school’s official ...
College Op-Ed: St. Patrick’s Day Partying Is Cultural Appropriation
According to a piece in the Concordian, Concordia College’s official student newspaper, St. Patrick’s Day partying can amount to “subtle cultural appropriation,” and people should be very careful about how they celebrate it.
“Most of the people who ...