Tom Ciccotta

Tom Ciccotta

UC Santa Barbara Teaching Assistant Under Fire for Saying Men Are Not Women

A teaching assistant at UC Santa Barbara has come under fire this summer over posts she has made on social media about transgender people. In one post, she said “There is no such thing as actually being transgender (a male woman or a female man). Believing so is a delusion. I will not validate such a decision by validating terms like ‘trans people.’ Interpret that as you will.”

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 24: L.G.B.T. activists and their supporters rally in support of transgender people on the steps of New York City Hall, October 24, 2018 in New York City. The group gathered to speak out against the Trump administration's stance toward transgender people. Last week, The New …

Grads Turn to ‘Sugar Daddies’ to Pay Off Student Loans

Students and fresh grads from around the country are entering into sexual relationships with older benefactors in order to pay off their student loans. One website that facilitates the arrangements claims to have more than 4 million students on its platform.

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Report: Google’s ‘Respectful Code’ Policy Censors Politically Incorrect Terms

A new report suggests that Google will adopt a “respectful code” policy that will eliminate politically incorrect terms used at the company in its programming. The new policy bans common programming terminology like “master and slave,” widely found in both software and hardware, to fight the “harmful effects of bias and discrimination.”

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