. . . probably for discussing violence against a man. Because of course.
“It is unclear if there was a specific incident which led to the subreddit’s closure, but the ban came after some users discussed castrating another user’s roommate.”
Sure it’s possible that the changes to policy on violent content clarified things enough that mods realized a site known for glorifying Elliot Roger shouldn’t be tolerated, but the general pattern leaves me somewhat cynical.