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Feminist backlash leads to trendy hat being banned as a "hate symbol."
Male students returning to Farnsworth University this fall will have to leave their triblies at home.
That's because F.U.'s new dress code prohibits fedoras on campus, labeling the hats as "hate symbols."
F.U. officials released a statement explaining that the decision to ban fedoras was made due to the hats being associated with men's right activists and receiving complaints from female students.
Men's rights activists, or MRAs, as their name implies, claim to advocate for the rights of men and to address male gender inequalities; however, critics, especially feminists, argue that the movement is merely a facade for sexism and misogyny.
Recently, MRAs have received notoriety following the Isla Vista Shootings, as the shooter, Elliot Rodger, who killed seven people and injured 13, expressed within his manifesto misogynistic attitudes similar