Controversy

Trigger Warnings

Recently, on an editorial group I'm part of, the topic of trigger warnings came up. Predictably, a huge outpouring about the ridiculousness of such warnings was vomited forth by, frankly, a bunch of older white men. I posted the following in response: Just because some people may possibly, by your estimation, not require a trigger warning, doesn't mean that you are fully aware of everyone who does. I don't think that it's within the purview of editorial services to judge who may or may not possess a trigger response to given stimuli. There are people who have come through some...

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