Duke’s sexist sexual misconduct policy

August 7, 2013

by Cathy Young

The Boston Globe

 

Four years ago, Duke University became the center of a national controversy about sexual assault, wrongful accusations, and campus politics when four lacrosse players were falsely accused of raping an exotic dancer at a party. Now, Duke is back in the news with a campus policy that ostensibly seeks to prevent sexual assault - but, in fact, infantilizes women, redefines much consensual sex as potentially criminal, and does a grave disservice to both sexes...

Duke’s sexist sexual misconduct policy

April 14, 2010

Four years ago, Duke University became the center of a national controversy about sexual assault, wrongful accusations, and campus politics when four lacrosse players were falsely accused of raping an exotic dancer at a party. Now, Duke is back in the news with a campus policy that ostensibly seeks to prevent sexual assault - but, in fact, infantilizes women, redefines much consensual sex as potentially criminal, and does a grave disservice to both sexes...