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  • By: Vincent van den Born
  • Appended to the email refusing publication were new editorial guidelines prescribing an “appropriate use of language and sensitivity to sociocultural norms.” According to the new criteria, ‘sleeping beauties’ is “a clear violation of sociocultural norms.” Professor Van Raan calls the decision “Bizar. I refuse to capitulate for this political correctness gone wild.” He states that the ban is a typical example of things being carried too far on American campus-universities and”a measure you can only expect in a DDR-like police state.”
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  • By: Eva Vlaardingerbroek
  • However, when the realisation that you were being serious dawns on them, they assume that what you say is not what you actually think. You could not possibly have come up with these ideas yourself. And kind as they are, they begin to offer you a cure: ‘’if you just read this book, or listen to this person on youtube, or read this study…All order will be restored.”
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  • By: Vincent van den Born
  • A later segment of the discussion (starting around 22:00) has Shepherd being accused of breaking university policy, with Adria Joel, acting manager of the ‘Gendered Violence Prevention and Support’ program, accusing her of being transphobic.
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