BAIG: The anatomy of the kiss-in

February 7, 2012
When I entered the talk entitled “The Person as a Gift” by Providence College professor Anthony Esolen last night, I was aware of two things. Esolen had written a 10-part manifesto decrying homosexuality, and I had been sent an email detailing a “kiss-in” demonstration to disrupt Esolen’s lecture. I had a preconceived notion that True »

BAIG: The myth of the independent woman

October 7, 2011
Tuesday night, I witnessed a speech on the floor of the Yale Political Union (“Resolved: College Sexual Culture Endangers Women”) that disturbed me more than anything else I had heard on Yale’s campus. A prominent female member of the Union delivered a fiery rebuttal to a speech that argued that men and women face pressures »