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Trigger Warnings and Twitter Wars

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 05.02.2015 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

Students are seen as fragile flowers who must be protected from views that might offend them. This is an assault on learning, and those of us who are not professional victims need to fight it.

Trigger Warnings And Facebook's Year In Review

Melissa Kaye | Posted 02.28.2015 | Parents
Melissa Kaye

Sometimes it sucks and is unfair. Sometimes awful, unthinkable things happen. We can not expect the world to think of every terrible possibility and walk on eggshells to avoid triggering our nightmares.

Trigger Warning: Real Life

Jacqui Morton | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jacqui Morton

I think what I'm saying is all of these things are connected. For me, at age 37, this is maternal health. If I don't talk about these things, reflect on them, consider them as parts of me as a whole person, and as a whole parent, who will?

The Problem with Trigger Warnings

Gary A. Olson | Posted 07.19.2014 | College
Gary A. Olson

Is it a good idea to warn students that a given work might be upsetting? Absolutely. That's just good pedagogical practice. The real question is whether institutions should be mandating formal trigger warnings on syllabi and before showing potentially objectionable films.

Twitter, Why the 'Trigger Warning' for Dylan Farrow's Open Letter?

Tracy Strauss | Posted 04.15.2014 | Media
Tracy Strauss

For certain, coming to terms with sexual abuse is difficult terrain, but it is one that is worth traversing. Knowing about terrible things, and grappling with them, gives us the ability to mobilize, to change our world. Only then do we have the opportunity to transcend our pain.