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Redefining “The Safe Space”: Black Girls’ Space

Redefining “The Safe Space”: Black Girls’ Space

Black Girl’s Space disproves orthodox notions of what safe spaces are, and what they achieve
Fresh guidelines on free speech at Universities published

Fresh guidelines on free speech at Universities published

Amid fears over self-censorship by students, guidelines have been published about how free speech should be encouraged by universities.

University to ban ‘mankind’ and ‘right-hand man’

Cardiff Metropolitan University have come under criticism for proposing a ban on words which they say are harmful and potentially alienate members of the student body

Newcastle to give special dispensation for distressing topics

The University of Newcastle has suggested that students should gain extra time on exam papers which deal with potentially ‘triggering’ topics

A Response: We are not sorry for protesting against the Tories

The women responsible for decapitating a cardboard cut-out of Margaret Thatcher at Welcome Fair reply to accusations of “double standards” on the student left

Theresa May criticises the culture of ‘Safe Spaces’

After Theresa May claimed the culture of ‘safe spaces’ was undermining free speech, we spoke to the Free Speech and Secular Society, the Exec team and Dame Nancy Rothwell about their positions on the controversial topic

Peter Hitchens: “This is a living, breathing corpse of a country”

Current Affairs Editor Joe C. Evans in discussion with journalist, author, and voice of the right Peter Hitchens

Identity politics is making a mockery out of the left wing

The fear of offending is consuming the left wing at universities in defeatist identity politics

Union and university slated for attitudes to free speech

In their second year of ranking institutions based on how well freedom of speech is protected, Spiked found that 90 per cent curb free speech

Safe space is open for debate

Coby Tunnicliffe argues that the safe space policy does not keep us safe but hinders intellectual debate and discussion

“Transphobe” Julie Bindel banned from Free Speech debate

Bindel and Milo Yiannapoulos were invited to a debate titled “From liberation to censorship: Does modern feminism have a problem with free speech?”