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originally posted by: seasonal
Where to start, where to start? Please read the unbelievable story.
Professor Bonesteel (real name) made a comment about a common theory about artist Henry Darger's artwork of young girls with male genitalia. The theory was the artist may have been sexually abused.
So a trans student didn't like that and the student threw a sh fit so the professor made an apology letter with a research article with background on the theory that he may have been sexually abused that got the buttercup trans student upset.
On Dec. 12, when Bonesteel was leading a discussion about Chicago artist Henry Darger, whose artwork often depicted young girls with male genitalia. He mentioned the popular theory that Darger’s work might be the result of childhood sexual abuse — an idea that apparently frustrated one transgender student.
“The student said there was no proof that Darger was sexually abused, and therefore, I was wrong in proposing the theory,” Bonesteel said, noting that he agreed there is no definitive proof, but pointing out that it is a common theory among art scholars.
On the advice of a diversity counselor, Mr. Bonesteel wrote an apology for his “insensitivity” and posted it to a school website, attaching a research article with background on the theory he proposed.
2 days later another sensitive student lost their sh about a comic book's supposed anti Semitic "attitudes", and accused poor, poor professor Bonesteel (real name) of “racism and homophobia.” Also the student complained of lack of "trigger warning" about a batman comic book.
Two days later, the second problem cropped up in a class called “Comic Book: Golden Age to Comics Code when a student went off on a “long diatribe about perceived anti-Semitic attitudes” of Gerard Jones, the author of a book assigned to the class. The student proceeded to complain about the institute’s treatment of transgender and minority students and then accused Bonesteel specifically of “racism and homophobia.”
The student also complained about the lack of a trigger warning during a discussion about an implied rape in “Batman: The Killing Joke,” a comic book by Alan Moore.
The Dean of the college said Bonesteel (real name) was guilty of harassment based on gender-identity in violation of the School’s Policy Against Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation.
And a month later the same student filed a complaint Aganist Bone steel on the basis of having been “troubled by the incident.” Leading to Bonesteel not being allowed to teach the stupid comic book class anymore. Bonesteel resigned.
“When I said the word ‘rape,’ the complaining student yelled, ‘Hey, where’s the trigger warning?’
In response to a complaint over that incident, the dean of faculty determined “it is more likely than not that your conduct in relation to this student constituted harassment based on gender-identity in violation of the School’s Policy Against Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation.”
Sounds unbelievable, but it is there in black and white. Sad that we allow the sensitive to control a college.
originally posted by: luthier
a reply to: seasonal
Do you think conservative parents create conservative children?