Below is an excerpt of the speech Ayaan Hirsi Ali would have delivered at Brandeis had her invitation to receive an honorary degree not been revoked. Our prior coverage:
I’ve been thinking about what to say regarding the decision of Brandeis University to withdraw an invitation to Ayaan Hirsi Ali for an Honorary Degree.
It comes on the heels of attempts to keep The Honor Diaries off campus, The silence of Western feminists is deafening.
I think I’ll just quote part of...
When I saw this segment on The O’Reilly Factor about student grievances at Dartmouth, I thought is was just more of the same.
@JasonMattera I guess you haven't been on a campus lately
— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) April 8, 2014
Then I read the List (h/t The Other McCain).
Read it for yourself at the...
A narrative is emerging that the entire Brendan Eich evisceration campaign was a public relations stunt by OKCupid. That narrative is emerging from the left, based on facts uncovered by the right.
Chuck Ross of The Daily Caller was the first to report that the founder...
Add this to the very long list of zero tolerance insanity:
Yeah, me too.
But I don’t think that’s what the Ban Bossy campaign is about.
The #BanBossy movement pretends to protect little girls from the humiliation of being called “bossy,” and thereby will empower a generation of strong, powerful female leaders (so long as you don’t call them bossy, because that would...
How does classifying most consensual sex as rape help rape victims?
As a lawyer who has handled rape and sexual harassment cases, I can’t imagine how. But this radical result is what some want to happen in California.
In endorsing a bill in the California legislature that would require “affirmative consent” before sex...
In my post, Microaggression Mania: McGill U. student leader apologizes for .gif of Obama kicking open door, I noted how student leader Brian Farnan was mandated to issue an apology for sending a GIF taken from a Jay Leno parody of Obama kicking open a door at the end of a...
The video, at least.
A follow up to:
- Microaggression Mania: McGill U. student leader apologizes for .gif of Obama kicking open door
- Passive Microaggression
Bonus Questions: Isn’t calling her a dumb bitch a sexist microaggression? Does one microaggression justify another?
A recent report released by the National Science Foundation has garnered quite a bit of media attention after revealing a survey that found 25% of Americans couldn’t correctly answer the question, “does the E...
Like the .gif of Obama kicking open a door in a parody by the Jay Leno show, that forced a student leader at McGill University in Canada to apologize.
Here’s an explanation by a professor at Columbia University Teachers College of what microaggression is:
You can find dozens of such videos and postings by universities.
Microaggression theology is...
“Microagression” is the latest craze in racial grievance, something we highlighted when a UCLA professor was accused of the transgression for correcting grammar on minority students’ papers.
The fake scenario of Obama kicking open a door after a press conference went viral after Jay Leno showed it on the Tonight Show.
Prof. KC Johnson, best known for his investigative work regarding abysmal university and faculty handling of the Duke Lacrosse case, has a post at Minding the Campus regarding a disturbing appointment at Dartmouth, ‘Why Have a Hearing? Just Expel Him’:
“Why could we not expel a student based on an allegation?” That...
Jerry Seinfeld was interviewed for Buzzfeed Brew, and gave a perfectly sensible answer about “diversity” in comedy, namely that if you’re funny, you’re funny, and comedy is not a census designed to look like the pie chart of America.
It’s perfectly sensible, except to Gawker, which is trying to inspire 2-minutes of...