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Students to protest Smith College policy to exclude transgender females from enrolling
masslive.com ^ | 04/25/2014 | Robert Rizzuto

Posted on 04/25/2014 6:27:14 PM PDT by massmike

Students are planning a protest at Smith College in Northampton over the prestigious women's school policy to exclude transgender females from enrolling.

The policy, which drew national press and heated criticism upon its announcement in 2013, will again be under fire by demonstrators on April 24. All participants in the scheduled demonstration will be required by student organizers to undergo a briefing on the policy ahead of time in order to present "a united front," according to a notice announcing the protest.

The controversy began in March 2013 when Calliope Wong, a male-to-female transgender girl, reported that her her application and admittance fee were returned by Smith College because she is not legally recognized as female in her home state of Connecticut. The rejection letter from Smith, which she posted online, outlined the college's position on the issue of transgender students.

The letter read in part:

"Our expectation is that it is consistently reflected throughout the application that the student is a woman. Upon reviewing your file, this is not the case. Your FAFSA indicates your gender as male. Therefore, Smith cannot process your application."

The situation persuaded students supporting Wong and all potential transgender students to collect signatures on a petition asking Smith college to change its policy. And although approximately 4,000 signatures were passed on to the administration, the policy to exclude transgender students at the all-female school is still in place.

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Students to protest Smith College in Northampton over school maintaining policy to exclude transgender females from enrolling

1 posted on 04/25/2014 6:27:14 PM PDT by massmike
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To: massmike
Calliope Wong


2 posted on 04/25/2014 6:32:25 PM PDT by massmike ("You only live once, but it does help if you get to be young twice.")
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To: massmike

Yet they’ll be the first ones to complain when rape statistics go through the roof.


3 posted on 04/25/2014 6:32:43 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: massmike

That’s just WONG!


4 posted on 04/25/2014 6:33:08 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: massmike

What’s wong with this picture?

I’m a male to male transgender, can I enroll?


5 posted on 04/25/2014 6:33:13 PM PDT by damncat
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To: massmike

6 posted on 04/25/2014 6:34:57 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: massmike

It seems to me that Smith College can set the admission requirements they wish, and that if the students object, they can go elsewhere.


7 posted on 04/25/2014 6:35:09 PM PDT by VietVet (I am old enough to know who I am and what I believe, and I 'm not inclined to apologize for any of)
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To: massmike

Women Waging War on Woman Wannabe Wong


8 posted on 04/25/2014 6:35:38 PM PDT by digger48
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To: massmike

If these spoiled little brats want perverts to have the run of the school, go for it. It is, after all, a private school and Mommy and Daddy are paying for it (tuition and fees are $43,114).


9 posted on 04/25/2014 6:36:36 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: massmike
Let 'em protest.
Let 'em drop out if they want.
If this school doesn't stand firm, they will regret it.
10 posted on 04/25/2014 6:37:04 PM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: massmike

I have a name for these protests, a “Fruit Stand.”


11 posted on 04/25/2014 6:37:21 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: massmike
Mr. Wong?
It's Ms. Wong, Ms. Calliope Wong.
What? Don't you still have a wong?
Uh...yeah.
Application denied. Goodbye.
12 posted on 04/25/2014 6:37:31 PM PDT by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: massmike

Allowing the lunatics to run the asylum. This is why America is so screwed up these days. The lunatics are everywhere but they’re easier to find on our college campuses.


13 posted on 04/25/2014 6:38:10 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: massmike

Wong Long Gone


14 posted on 04/25/2014 6:39:06 PM PDT by massmike ("You only live once, but it does help if you get to be young twice.")
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To: massmike

I would at least respect them more if they protested against the entire restriction by gender.

But by just protesting for entrance by men who are still men but who “identify” as women, they acknowledge that they love to discriminate, they just want a different type of discrimination.

Would they want the school to deny admission to a woman who identifies as a man, I wonder?


15 posted on 04/25/2014 6:41:34 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: massmike

so much for girl power.


16 posted on 04/25/2014 6:42:52 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Someone tell the protesters that two Wongs don’t make a right and one Wong makes a male.


17 posted on 04/25/2014 6:43:19 PM PDT by relictele (Principiis obsta & Finem respice - Resist The Beginnings & Consider The End)
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To: massmike; Lazamataz

Transgender female? Not if my life, and the fate of the world depended on it. Laz?


18 posted on 04/25/2014 6:44:18 PM PDT by Mich Patriot (Pitch black is the new "tranparent.")
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To: massmike

Those are not females


19 posted on 04/25/2014 6:51:01 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL

Ping.


20 posted on 04/25/2014 6:51:23 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: massmike

wong thread, sorry


21 posted on 04/25/2014 7:00:15 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: massmike

Does Wellesley accept transgendered students? The accepted Hillary and no one is sure about her gender.


22 posted on 04/25/2014 7:02:23 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: JPG

The Calliope Crashed to the Ground.


23 posted on 04/25/2014 7:04:16 PM PDT by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
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To: Defiant
Good one!

Revved up like a deuce.
Another runner in the night.

24 posted on 04/25/2014 7:10:26 PM PDT by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: massmike

There are plenty of mental institutions that accept anyone and everyone, no matter how lunatic one is.


25 posted on 04/25/2014 7:14:55 PM PDT by soycd
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To: soycd

Are you including the White House on that list


26 posted on 04/25/2014 7:31:25 PM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: Maine Mariner

>Are you including the White House on that list

It is at the top of the list.


27 posted on 04/25/2014 7:59:50 PM PDT by soycd
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To: massmike

Very wong. That ain’t a chick. That’s a dude with his prick chopped off.


28 posted on 04/25/2014 8:01:13 PM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: Defiant

He got down but he never got tight, he’s going to make it through the night.


29 posted on 04/25/2014 8:10:12 PM PDT by moovova
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To: massmike

What makes this a big deal is that, although a “Women’s College”, Smith is in the heart of probably the biggest LGBWTFBBQ area on the East coast, and is actually touted as the friendliest place in the US for such people. A substantial number of Smith students are lesbian or at least LUG. That whole area of the Pioneer Valley in MA is so lefty they might as well all be wearing green caps with a red star on them, and nearby Amherst flies the UN flag on the town common.

So for Smith to reject this person’s application smacks loudly of the same kind of “discrimination” that so many in that area loudly decry, including Smith. It will be interesting to see how a lefty bastion handles things when they’re exposed as not living up to their own words and ideals.


30 posted on 04/25/2014 9:18:37 PM PDT by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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To: massmike
Prisoner Bradley Manning simply declares himself to be female and all the major media outlets slavishly start calling him "her".

So how does Smith College get away with their policy in the freak show we call modern America? Shouldn't any man, just like the man Bradley Manning, be able to declare himself a "her" and become gender eligible for Smith?

Also Facebook says there are 56 genders? Does Smith exclude 55 of them?

31 posted on 04/25/2014 9:26:15 PM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: moovova
he’s going to make it through the night.

But not at Smith College. Bwahahaha!

32 posted on 04/25/2014 10:49:04 PM PDT by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
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To: massmike

Nothing “transgender-female” about a guy who still has his junk....


33 posted on 04/26/2014 3:18:45 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: kingattax

Sum Ting Wong Ping


34 posted on 04/26/2014 6:15:16 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: left that other site

The name should be “Wang Gon”


35 posted on 04/26/2014 6:16:47 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

LOL.


36 posted on 04/26/2014 6:20:54 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: NorthMountain

They don’t chop it off. The penis is mutilated in order to create a ‘vagina’.

These men are truly disturbed.


37 posted on 04/26/2014 11:03:53 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Well......Bye.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Yes, these individuals are deeply disturbed. They need help, not mutilation and pandering to their delusions.

And yes, I know the mutilation is more complicated than simply hacking the penis off with a meat cleaver. I assure you, from a sane man’s perspective it doesn’t matter a whole lot.


38 posted on 04/26/2014 1:06:37 PM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

Didn’t Calliope Wang play SXSW in Austin?


39 posted on 04/26/2014 5:42:05 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: LostInBayport; massmike; JoeProBono
jim carrey photo: Jim Carrey jimcarrey.jpg
40 posted on 04/26/2014 8:32:03 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: a fool in paradise; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
He got the Wong number.


41 posted on 04/26/2014 8:44:33 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: massmike

That’s one of those shock video pop up images, isn’t it?
Like “the maze game” thing?


42 posted on 04/26/2014 10:39:28 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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