U. Texas student sentenced to watch ‘toxic masculinity’ film, write self-flagellation essay

U. Texas student sentenced to watch ‘toxic masculinity’ film, write self-flagellation essay
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[Ed. – The Borg collective isn’t satisfied with taking your livelihood and your freedom. It has to have your mind too.]

The student—who requested anonymity—graduated in Spring with a JD. During his time in law school, a female student filed six Title IX complaints against him over two years: three for harassment, two for stalking, and one for violation of a no-contact order.

Upon investigation, the student was found guilty of of violating the school’s harassment policy. The student, however, claims that the determination was made “on very questionable grounds” using the Obama-era “preponderance of the evidence standard,” rather than the “beyond a reasonable doubt” threshold used in criminal cases. …

In addition to placing him on disciplinary probation for the fall 2018 semester and forbidding him from having further contact with his accuser, Zamora sentenced the student to “watch the film ‘The Mask You Live In’…and write a reflection paper” on “your definition of masculinity and how it has been informed.”

He was also told to “identify gender role stereotypes/concepts and how [these] have impacted your relationship with women,” and to “define your idea of ‘healthy masculinity’ and describe what active steps you can take today to encourage healthy attitudes around masculinity at all levels of society.

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