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'A lusty British teacher who organized an orgy with two male friends and a female teenage student has been banned from teaching for life.

In 2007, Francoise Jenkins, a 45-year-old married mother, conducted a two-year-long sexual affair with the 18-year-old female student, according to a disciplinary panel which published its findings this week.

Jenkins, who had worked as a substitute teacher at Danum Academy in Doncaster, South Yorkshire since 2007, has now been banned from teaching due to her inappropriate behavior. The professional conduct panel of England’s National College for Teaching and Leadership suspended Jenkins after finding her guilty of unprofessional conduct.

The panel first heard that the teacher befriended the female student after acquiring her mobile number from a school computer, according to the Daily Mail. She is later said to have seduced her at a school prom. After the school-organized party, Jenkins met up with the 18-year-old for drinks and took her home, where they had sex with another man (identified as Individual A).'

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'The largely hallucinatory “war on women” has nothing on the very real war on college boys.

A few recent stories highlight just how unfair and unjust an environment US campuses have become for young men — and the necessity of federal intervention to fix the damage previous federal intervention has done.

Take Thomas Klocke, a University of Texas at Arlington student accused of making anti-gay comments to a classmate. Klocke vehemently denied the charges and said his classmate had hit on him and Klocke angered him by rebuffing his advances.

According to Reason magazine, “Klocke received no hearing, even though the university’s Title IX policy explicitly mandates hearings for students in danger of being expelled. He was simply charged with making physical threats against a student and engaging in harassment, in violation of Title IX.”'

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'Under a bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. Senate, a vast new array of higher-education employees—including all staff and faculty at some schools—would be designated as campus security authorities. The bill would also impose new penalties on colleges and universities for failure to comply with a range of staffing, surveying, training, and outreach demands, which could cost schools millions upon an initial violation.

The bill—sponsored by Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Dean Heller (R-Nevada), Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri), Marco Rubio (R-Florida), and Mark Warner (D-Virginia)—aims to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965, specifically the section colloquially known as the Clery Act. In a press release announcing their "Campus Accountability and Safety Act" (CASA), the senators invoke the Title IX, the federal rule prohibiting sex-discrimination in education, and a need to place "higher incentives on all universities ... to empower student survivors and hold perpetrators accountable."

If CASA passes, expect to see campus crime numbers—of all sorts—skyrocket. One of the more bizarre provisions of the bill stipulates that "each individual at an institution of higher education who is designated as a higher education responsible employee… shall be considered a campus security authority."'

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'Jody Farrugia, 35, a registered nurse at the Detroit Medical Center, said she has long been opposed to circumcision and tries to talk new parents out of it, but nobody seems willing to listen. “I see the risks and harms daily. I always encourage mothers to keep their sons intact but they don’t think twice. They think it’s gross, they think it’s cleaner.”
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Faruggia said circumcision can cause a certain number of health complications, including too much skin being taken off, which can lead to painful and tight erections as an adult. It can contribute to male erectile dysfunction and sometimes a jagged cut means repeating the surgery, she said.

She was holding a sign that said ‘Only quacks cut healthy children.’ She noted that her son has not been circumcised and he is healthy.'

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'Proponents of the toxic masculinity theory have been successful on college campuses at spreading the message that young men carry a demon seed within them that only feminists know how to remove. Educational programs are aimed at telling half of the students they have a chromosomal, poisonous rage within them that must be expunged before it inevitably explodes and hurts someone. Many men who’ve never manifested any symptoms of this malaise are resentful that there’s an implied connection between themselves and savage men like Stephens.

Toxic masculinity doesn’t have a formal, academic definition. It’s more of a catch-all term that can be applied to anything that’s identified as male-related rage. It’s a concept that men’s advocacy groups have used to describe a single-mother family situation that might produce a mental image of exaggerated masculinity in boys. Now, feminists are using it to suggest all males were born with this “original sin.”
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Men do commit most crimes, but most men aren’t criminals, so the toxic masculinity theory falls short as an explanation. Forcing it on college men isn’t going to stop any of these murders, although it does provide an opportunity for feminists to achieve power. While they’d never admit it, insisting every man has a toxic masculinity provides an opportunity to denigrate them. Teaching it to college students as if it’s established fact supported by research, rather than a trendy theory being pushed due to campus politics, is problematic as well.

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'It’s fair enough to criticise the documentary, but people should watch it and make up their own minds. And what better place to discuss a political documentary than a university? Aren’t students meant to be exposed to challenging ideas they disagree with?

Not according to the University of Sydney Union. In a statement released online, the students’ union announced it was prohibiting the movie from being screened on union-managed parts of campus. It also banned any union funds from being used to screen it. ‘The planned screening of this documentary would be discriminatory against women, and has the capacity to intimidate and physically threaten women on campus’, it said. ‘This documentary is decidedly anti-feminist and anti-woman, focussing not on the ways in which the systemic issues of patriarchy may also adversely affect men, but instead placing the blame on women and feminism specifically for men’s issues.’

In other words, the documentary disputes the dominant narrative around gender equality, and the University of Sydney Union can’t allow that. Apparently discussing issues facing men would have been fine if the documentary blamed all the problems on The Patriarchy.'

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'It's a scenario that has become far too common, according to a new census report out Wednesday that reveals staggering statistics on millennials and their journey to independence.

For one, the report shows young men like Kaylor, who makes less than $22,000, have fallen by the wayside when it comes to income.

"In 1975, only 25 percent of men aged 25 to 34 had incomes of less than $30,000 per year. By 2016, that share rose to 41 percent of young men," according to the report.

"That is a product of a shrinking blue-collar economy," said Anthony Carnevale, director of the Center on Education and the Workforce, a non-profit institute at Georgetown University.'

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'A university student union has been accused of stifling debate and silencing alternative points of view with a decision to block the screening of controversial “men’s rights” film The Red Pill, over claims that screening it could put women on campus at threat of sexual assault.

The Sydney University Students Union said it blocked the screening of the film, which attempts to highlight prejudices men face relating to family law, health and gender relations, after receiving complaints the film was sexist.

In a public post on its website, the union said while The Red Pill was “purported” to be a film which highlighted issues specific to men in our society, the reality was “much more sinister” and had the potential to put women on campus at risk.'

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'A sold-out April 26 session at Dendy Newtown for The Red Pill, a documentary by US filmmaker Cassie Jaye, has been cancelled, and a session scheduled for Dendy Canberra on May 17 also appears to have been ditched.

The showings were organised by cinema crowdsourcing website FanForce. Dendy, the art house cinema chain owned by Mel Gibson’s Icon Film Distribution, did not respond to requests for comment.
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“[At] the time of accepting the booking ... we were unaware of the content of the film. Although we are yet to see it, we have since become aware of the controversial nature of the documentary,” Palace wrote in a letter to Men’s Rights Melbourne.

“Much of the feedback that we have received assumes that the choice of film was our curatorial decision rather than that of the cinema hirer, which is potentially damaging to our credibility as we are yet to see the film so cannot stand by its contents in the face of the criticism we are receiving.'

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'A female student is campaigning to have a controversial men's rights documentary shown at her university, despite a backlash from feminist groups.

Renee Gorman is at the forefront of a free speech battle at the University of Sydney to show The Red Pill, which focuses on how men are struggling with relationships and gender equality in the modern workplace.

American director Cassie Jaye interviewed men's rights activists and male victims of sexual assault, and questioned her own views as a feminist.

'I was confronted by the film because I do think it's slightly uncomfortable to watch as a woman but I feel most of the uncomfortable things in life are the important things as well,' Sydney student Ms Gorman told Sky News presenter Andrew Bolt.'

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'Earlier this month, HarperCollins released Northwestern professor Laura Kipnis’ book Unwanted Advances, based on her article about the accusations and subsequent resignation of fellow professor Peter Ludlow for alleged sexual misconduct with a student. Kipnis characterizes the investigation as an “inquisition,” and draws doubt on the “credibility of the accuser’s claims and the fairness of the process”. I won’t go into the further details of the actual case, but what makes Unwanted Advances especially relevant is its broader examination of the “rape culture” hysteria on college campuses, a claim that asserts that fully 25% of women will be victims of sexual assault while in college.

A number of critics have dissected the flawed methodology on which this astronomical number is based, and noted that if true, it would mean that American college campuses are as, if not more dangerous than cultures that truly turn a blind eye to rape, such as Afghanistan or the Congo, where 48 women are raped every hour. I think most casual observers would have to be at least somewhat skeptical about the veracity of these claims; if actually true, would any parent with common-sense send their daughters to any institution in which she has a one-in-four chance of being raped? Indeed, one major news outlet declared colleges to be “one of the most dangerous place for women in America.”'

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'When teenagers break up, it can be pretty dramatic.

For one teen, his high school romance popped back up to haunt him years later as he entered college:
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Video evidence reportedly shows Grossman could not have been stalking her. Grossman is now suing the school and Torrey for having him arrested, and his attorney stated that the NYPD will be added to the suit as soon as the proper paperwork is filed.

If the above information is accurate, it presents what sure looks like a pattern of harassment against Grossman, a young man who simply wants to go on with his life. From the moment Torrey's parents called to demand he drop out, it appears that Grossman has been under attack.'

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'On July 15, 2015, John won. Judge Joel Pressman threw out the university’s finding of responsibility and its sanction. “Due process,” Pressman wrote, “requires that a hearing … be a real one, not a sham or a pretense.” Pressman found that the disciplinary proceedings against John violated one of the most fundamental rights guaranteed by the Constitution: the right to confront and cross-examine his accuser. Pressman also faulted the panel for viewing Jane’s accusation “in a vacuum.” Jane’s decision to have sex with John later that same day, the judge wrote, did “not demonstrate non-consensual behavior.”

Pressman’s ruling amounted to a total condemnation of the university’s attempt to craft a fair process. Because the decision spoke to a larger controversy about the Obama administration’s pressure on schools to follow certain procedures to crack down on sexual assault, it made national headlines. Haberkorn fielded calls from reporters across the country. His face shrouded in shadow, John gave on camera interviews with CNN and the “Today” show.'

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'Maine First Media dropped a bombshell recording recently from a Values and Vision Summit held by the Maine Democratic Party. In the recording, Richard Fochtmann can be heard celebrating the rise in white men committing suicide and the attendees laughing at the joke.

In the time since, the national media has picked up the story from the Washington Times to Fox News’s Tucker Carlson. Conservative activists and suicide prevention advocates have both taken issue with the comments, which paint a disturbing picture of the Maine Democratic Party.
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While the Maine Democratic Party states the joke do not represent the Party, they painted the speaker as someone who is not affiliated with Democrats formally. The problem is this isn’t entirely true.

Richard Fochtmann ran for State Senate last year against Republican Senate Majority Leader Garrett Mason. Maine Democrats chose him to be their candidate to try and unseat a prominent Republican State Senator. That’s a heavy endorsement of Fochtmann’s character.'

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'People wonder why some of us are so unimpressed with modern feminism. To those people, I would direct their attention to the news that a Michigan doctor allegedly performed female genital mutilation (FGM) on multiple young girls.

More specifically, I’d direct their attention to the lack of attention feminists have given this horrific story.

The Department of Justice has charged female emergency room physician Jumana Nagarwala with performing FGM in the U.S. It alleges Nagarwala performed the procedures on “multiple minor girls.” Nagarwala is the first person to be charged in the U.S. under anti-FGM laws.

There has been no Twitter storm, no Facebook blowup and no calls for action. Slate hasn’t yet written about it. Salon, a highly-opinionated feminist website, took wire copy from The Associated Press. The Huffington Post wrote two pieces, one which made sure to point out that FGM predates religion, and another that mentioned the doctor in the first sentence, but then proceeded to rant about the patriarchy for six paragraphs.'

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