EXCLUSIVE: University Claims Adele's 'Hello' Normalizes Sexual Harassment

ashley.rae | February 2, 2016
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Apparently, Adele perpetuates sexual harassment.

Posters placed up around the University of Oklahoma by the Gender+Equality Center claim Adele’s line from “Hello” that she “must have called a thousand times” constitutes and perpetuates sexual harassment.

According to the Gender+Equality Center, “even great songs can normalize sexual harassment.”

It is unclear from the poster how calling someone a thousand times constitutes sexual harassment rather than normal harassment.

The Gender+Equality Center confirmed to MRCTV they were responsible for the poster.

The Gender+Equality Center, which is a division of the University of Oklahoma office of student affairs, is dedicated to fostering “social justice by advocating for the rights of women and LGBTQ students, empowering those without a voice, and challenging inequality.”

The Gender+Equality Center explained to MRCTV that the poster was part of a larger Stalking Awareness Month campaign.

Perhaps the version of inequality the Gender+Equality Center is challenging is the popular notion that only men can perpetuate sexual harassment.

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