Nov 23, 2015 by Leonard Anderson
Western Sydney University – WSU Sceptics society. Important group update As some of you have already notice this group’s name has changed to better reflect our group’s mandate. That mandate of course will remand the same and that is to investigate and counteract the spread of misinformation on supposed gendered and prevailing social issues. Our members and I were spending far too much time and energy explaining the reasons behind the name and wanted to move past the misconceptions and onto...
Sep 26, 2015 by Leonard Anderson
Dear Western Sydney U Student Clubs, Thank you to all 170+ of our fantastic Student Clubs who have all contributed in many grand & exciting way to the Student Experience at Western Sydney University. Please take the time to read all of the below information, much of which concerns your Student Club as we all approach the end of 2015 & transition into an even bigger & better 2016! · Student Clubs Awards Night 2016 (Please see the attached poster) o The 4th Annual Student Clubs ...
Sep 11, 2015 by Leonard Anderson
Vice-Chancellor of Western Sydney University Professor Barney Glover has this week joined prominent business leaders in calling for action to close the pay gap between men and women. article source: http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/newscentre/news_centre/more_news_stories/ western_sydney_university_vc_named_a_pay_equity_ambassador
Sep 5, 2015 by Leonard Anderson
1. Safe Spaces This is a relatively new addition to many Universities; it is essentially a safe room to which students will flee when faced with opinions or situations that “trigger” them. These triggers range from a simple comment they don’t agree with, to being in a room with too many white straight males. Read more:http://thelibertarianrepublic.com/5-ways-universities-treating-adults-like-children/?utm_content=buffer7c6bd&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer
Aug 22, 2015 by Leonard Anderson
Article link: http://dalje.com/en-world/sweden-to-abolish-affirmative-action/289636 "The Swedish government said Tuesday it would abolish affirmative action at universities since the practice has resulted in unjust advantage."
Aug 17, 2015 by Leonard Anderson
Finally our umbrella site is back in action! After a long month of being disabled due to nonsense complaints! We are back on the road again! Expect big and interesting things this semester from our group! And of course feel free to sign-up and tell us your grips on society. Cheers guys.
Outrage over new phone app which allows users to video their date agreeing to sex to protect them against rape claims
Jul 14, 2015 by Leonard Anderson
Sexual partners record consent on camera, which is then stored as file App is able to tell if a sexual partner is not in a fit state to say 'yes' Critics say it suggests rape is due to misunderstanding not sexual violence CPS wants those accused of rape to prove they took steps to gain consent Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3159359/There-s-app-New-phone-program-allows-users-video-date-agreeing-sex-protect-against-rape-claims.html?ito=social-facebook
Jul 12, 2015 by Leonard Anderson
"When you objectify a woman, you perpetuate the idea that her worth lies exclusively in her appearance. When I objectify a man, it’s just… fun. And that’s why it’s okay to do it." Article: http://elitedaily.com/life/culture/okay-to-objectify-men/1106317/
Jul 9, 2015 by Leonard Anderson
So far I've been a bigoted misogynistic MRA, an anti MRA misandrist, I'm left wing according to right wingers, right wing by left wingers! Hell I've even been accused of triggering someone by referring to myself as an Egalitarian! But never in my wildest imagination would I have ever have thought that someday I would be called an extremist feminist! My life is now complete, thank you. https://www.facebook.com/TheMensFront/photos/a.360036747523482.1073741828.360033690857121/382425378617952/?t...
Jul 7, 2015 by Leonard Anderson
"As feminist student activists fight to expand their circle of vulnerability in collegiate life, Title IX has gone from a law designed to protect college students from sexual misconduct and discrimination to a means by which professors are put on trial for their tweets." Article: http://jezebel.com/feminist-students-protest-feminist-prof-for-writing-abo-1707714321 The offending essay: "Sexual Paranoia Strikes Academe" http://chronicle.com/article/Sexual-Paranoia-Strikes/190351/
Jul 6, 2015 by Leonard Anderson
"The University of Minnesota is joining a national movement requiring students to obtain “affirmative consent” from their sex partners or risk being disciplined for sexual assault." Article: http://www.startribune.com/university-of-minnesota-to-adopt-affirmative-consent-rule/311650821/?section=%2F
Jun 28, 2015 by Leonard Anderson
"According to a new report released by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, just “walking into or sitting in” a classroom full of white people is a microaggression in itself. “Students of color reported feeling uncomfortable and unwelcomed just walking into or sitting in the classroom, especially if they were the only person of color, or one of a few,” stated the report, which designated the experience a microaggression." Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/418273/...