The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

What #TrigglyPuff Means

  The phenomenon of #TrigglyPuff — Cora Segal, the angry feminist who disrupted an event at the University of Massachusetts this week — deserves extended analysis, and I’ve got a 4,000-word draft in queue, awaiting the final touches. Spending two days analyzing the social significance of this comedic phenomenon was perhaps too much, but that’s […]

The ‘Oppression’ of the Elite

Scripps College is an elite private women’s school in California with an enrollment of fewer than 1,000 students who pay annual tuition of $49,152. Last summer, two Scripps students “spent approximately 500 hours creating a 217-page ‘Unofficial Scripps Survival Guide’ intended to help new students acclimate to the college,” and this publication included some remarkable […]

Crazy #ShoutYourStatus Tweets Reveal What Feminists Want to Teach Your Kids

  Emily DePasse (@eld3393 on Twitter) calls herself “The Carrie Bradshaw of Herpes” — a reference to the protagonist of Sex and the City — and she’s teaching her beliefs to children at a private school in Baltimore. DePasse is a feminist who joined the #ShoutYourStatus campaign for Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Awareness Month, declaring […]

‘In Canada Alone, There Are 66 Gender and Women’s Studies Departments’

The astonishing fact in the headline — the proliferation of what I’ve called The Feminist-Industrial Complex in higher education — is cited by Professor Janice Fiamengo in her 15-minute YouTube video with the provocative title, “Women’s Studies Must Die.” These programs in Canadian universities, she explains, employ hundreds of professors, both full-time and part-time, and […]

The ‘Regret Equals Rape’ Factor (Also, USC Is Decadent and Depraved)

Everybody remembers the notorious case of John Doe v. Washington and Lee University, in which a university official reportedly told students that “regret equals rape,” advice that John Doe blamed for a false accusation of sexual assault against him by an ex-girlfriend. Washington and Lee settled that lawsuit in February, avoiding a court trial that might have have […]

‘Rolling Stone’s Sole Source for the False Tale of Rape’ Must Testify in Lawsuit

  Jackie Coakley, the former University of Virginia student whose false story of a fraternity gang rape became the subject of a 2014 Rolling Stone story, will now be compelled to tell the truth under oath: A Virginia judge has ruled that the woman at the center of Rolling Stone’s discredited story about an alleged […]

Gender-Neutral at Notre Dame?

  The University of Notre Dame is a Catholic school, most famous for its Fighting Irish football team and, uh, “gender-nonconforming people.” Gender-neutral Bathrooms Easy access to a bathroom without fear of harassment is a privilege that is often taken for granted. Transgender, genderqueer, and other gender-nonconforming people often feel uncomfortable and are subject to […]

Harvard Law Is Decadent and Depraved

  Have you ever heard of Isaac Royall Jr.? Me, neither, until I started reading about “Reclaim Harvard Law,” an anti-white protest group at Harvard University Law School. Earlier this year, Harvard’s administration surrendered to an unruly mob of student grievance-mongers who had demanded that the official seal of the Law School be changed to […]

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