Of a "Hate Crime" is getting so watered down that it is becoming meaningless.
Police called to college when one person states that "there are only 2 genders" ....investigate it as a hate crime.
These universities (and their staff) need to get a grip. There is racism. There are hate crimes committed, there is gender bias. There are many evils in the world, But panicking and pointing the finger for minor things, often only perceived by a person, waters down the definition these evils.
And makes the universities look foolish for even wasting time on such trivialities. THese folks need to realize that hyperbole isn't reality. .
Then there is this: The graduation ceremony is called the “Lavender Graduation,” signifying “pink triange that gay men were forced to wear in concentration camps and the black triange designating lesbians as political prisoners in Nazi Germany,” according to HRC.