Posts Tagged ‘American University’

Do College Sexual Assault Trend Pieces Stigmatize Assaulting, Or Reporting?

The Examiner reports that "dating violence is on the rise" at D.C.-area colleges. The evidence? More students are reporting instances of sexual assault, domestic violence, and harassment to police and school administrators [Thanks to WAWF for the tip]. But wait: Why is an increase in reporting being framed as a no good very bad thing? [...]

De-Friendly Fire: American University student makes Facebook rape accusation

Facebook ’em: Chloe Rubenstein raises an accused rapist’s profile.
On April 22, Chloe Rubenstein posted a note on her Facebook page.
“ATTENTION WOMEN,” she wrote, before identifying two American university students by name and calling them rapists. She went on: “we should all be aware! Stay away at all costs. They are predators and will show [...]

The Morning After: “I Agree With Alex Knepper” Edition

What are you smiling about?
Hi, Sexist readers. Welcome to a new daily item, in which I link to the sex-and-gender pieces of note from around the Internets. I'd love to link to what you're reading, as well; file your suggestions here!
* After writing a diatribe against rape victims that begins "I agree with Alex Knepper," [...]

NPR Talks Rape Apology, Homosexuality at American University

Yesterday, the controversy unfolding over Alex Knepper's sexual assault opinion columns in the American University Eagle hit National Public Radio. The dialogue between Knepper, AU LGBT and feminist activist K. Travis Ballie, and host Michel Martin touched on Knepper's homosexuality, the politics of sex at drunken fraternity parties, and one important policy point—the lack of a victim's [...]

American University Students Debate New Sexual Assault Policy; Vitriol Ensues

After a week of national media coverage over a column by Alex Knepper casting doubt on the existence of date rape, American University student newspaper The Eagle has devoted its home page to serious discussions of the problem of rape on campus. In one story, the paper discusses proposed changes to the school's sexual assault [...]

American University Student Newspapers Vandalized Over “Rape Apology”

In a spirited diatribe entitled "Dealing With AU's anti-sex brigade" published yesterday in the American University Eagle, AU's resident anti-feminist thinker, Alex Knepper, argues that feminists who rally against rape are turning act of sex into a sorry ritual in which "two amorphous, gender-neutral blobs ask each other 'Is this OK with you?.'” [...]

University Sex Columns, Reviewed: Girls, Be More Grateful for Valentines Edition

The battle for ideological dominance in our nation’s capital’s collegiate sex columns continues. Are our local campus columnists on the forefront of radical sex writing, or are they bringing back the good old days of instructing women to pretend to be grateful for the attention of men?
This week: How to erase your relationship doubts by [...]

University Sex Columns, Reviewed: Drunken Flirting Edition

The battle for ideological dominance in our nation’s capital’s collegiate sex columns continues. Are our local campus columnists on the forefront of radical sex writing, or are they bringing back the good old days of passive femininity, drunk-flirting double standards, and Jell-O Shot lesbianism?
This week: How to pick up guys sober; when gays and lesbians [...]

University Sex Columns, Reviewed: Lesbians Don’t Scissor Edition

The battle for ideological dominance in our nation’s capital’s collegiate sex columns continues. Are our local campus columnists on the forefront of radical sex writing, or are they bringing back the good old days of ice cream sundaes, hand-holding, and offensive lesbian stereotypes?
This week: When fuck-buddies stop fucking; exploring the "mystery" of lesbian sex; parsing [...]

University Sex Columns, Reviewed: Pro-Life Gays Edition

The battle for ideological dominance in our nation's capital's collegiate sex columns continues. Are our local campus columnists on the forefront of radical sex writing, or are they bringing back the good old days of romance born out of  aggressive homophobia?
This week: pro-life gay man worries that if he could have children, his pro-choice boyfriend [...]

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