It’s “STALKER AWARENESS MONTH” so how Adele’s song is offensive is really a stretch but it is to these Gender and Equality experts:

The University of Oklahoma’s Gender + Equality Center says Adele’s song “Hello” helps “normalize sexual harassment.” In a series of posters distributed on the university’s campus, the group cites the hit single’s verse: “I must have called a thousand times.”

Kathy Moxley, Director of the Gender + Equality Center, explained the song was chosen in order to direct the attention of students during “Stalking Awareness Month” to an issue they may have otherwise ignored.

“To begin a much needed conversation about harassment on college campuses, the University of Oklahoma Gender + Equality Center used popular songs that students listen to, to attract students’ attention and to bring awareness to subtle messages in popular song lyrics,” Moxley told FOX411. “The music examples were used to demonstrate how aspects of popular media could be interpreted to normalize unhealthy relationship behaviors.”

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