Sexual paranoia on campuses and the rise of governance feminism - EXPeditions

Sexual paranoia on campuses and the rise of governance feminism

by Laura Kipnis
  • Key point 1
    University students are changing how they regard sexual culture. Many feel conflicted about sexual experiences, which they see as potentially traumatising.
  • Key point 2
    Changing attitudes and incidents surrounding alcohol are leading to “sexual paranoia” on campuses. The growing bureaucracy surrounding Title IX may also incentivise accusations and prosecutions.
  • Key point 3
    This culture is due to the rise of governance feminism, which originated from the anti-pornography movement. Governance feminism is largely paternalistic.