QotD: “When men spout radical feminist theory they get a PhD, when women do they get no-platformed by the NUS”

Anti-Porn Feminists

Thatradicalsweetpotato Oct15

As many radical feminists know, Julie Bindel, a famous radical feminist theorist and writer, has long since been no-platformed by the National Union of Students in the UK, and cannot speak at universities, including my own, on any topic, because of her “transphobic views”. These “transphobic views” are basically that women are oppressed on account of our biology as females, not because of our ‘ladybrains’. Cut to my seminar on Tuesday:

I’m taking a seminar on Critical Theory and the seminar tutor and convener of the module is a young, American man with a doctorate in comparative literary studies, or something like that. He has created a new syllabus which he’s very excited about because “since the credit crunch Marx has come back in a big way and this theory we are going to be learning has become just as relevant as it was in the 1970s, if not more…

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