Are trigger warnings part of a conspiracy to limit free speech? Not at all – but that’s what you might believe if you’ve been tuning into the debates on trigger warnings.
Trigger warnings, also called content warnings, can help people who have experienced trauma, but some people are against them.
No matter which side you’re on in this debate, this illustration can help you understand more about what trigger warnings really mean – and what it means for our society if we’re unwilling to provide them.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- What the Myth of ‘Oversensitive Students’ Gets Wrong About Trigger Warnings
- When You Oppose Trigger Warnings, You’re Really Saying These 8 Things