Sunday 4 December 2016

Newsflash - men are against rape, too

Published 07/02/2016 | 02:30

Campus stand-off: In England, Warwick University student George Lawlor refused to attend a consent seminar.
Campus stand-off: In England, Warwick University student George Lawlor refused to attend a consent seminar.
Wendy Grace of Spirit FM

We've always been obsessed with what the ­neighbours think and nowhere has this been more obvious than on Irish ­campuses, where the madder elements of American and British ­universities have become ­increasingly ­fashionable in recent years.

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The latest pale Irish imitation comes with the news that Trinity is to ape Oxford, Cambridge and most US colleges by introducing mandatory sexual consent classes for new students from next September.

Apparently, young men all over the Western world need to be taught that rape is wrong - who knew? - and therefore they will be forced to attend a consent class.

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