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Men can wear skirts to Oxford University exams (caving to "transgenders")
The Telegraph ^ | 7/28/2012

Posted on 07/29/2012 5:33:39 AM PDT by markomalley

Oxford University has rewritten the laws governing its strict academic dress code following concerns that they were unfair towards transgender students.

Under the new regulations, students taking exams or attending formal occasions will no longer have to wear ceremonial clothing that is specific to their gender.

It will mean men will be able to sit tests in skirts and stockings and women will have the option of wearing suits and bow ties.

The new laws, which will come into force next week, comes after a motion put forward the university's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer society (LGBTQ Soc) was passed by the student union.

Jess Pumphrey, LGBTQ Soc's executive officer, said the change will make a number of students' exam experience significantly less stressful.

She told The Oxford Student newspaper: "In future there will be no need for transgender students to cross-dress to avoid being confronted by invigilators or disciplined during their exam."

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda; transagenda; transgender; ungland

1 posted on 07/29/2012 5:33:49 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

A nice way of saying that they’ve abandoned the dress code.


2 posted on 07/29/2012 5:37:23 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: markomalley

My question would be.....do you even have to wear clothing? I’m one of the “free-as-a-bird” types and would prefer to take all tests and exams with nothing on. Surely, they could accommodate me.


3 posted on 07/29/2012 5:38:03 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: markomalley

This brings back a technique that I heard about way back in high school. What they did was tell the basketball team to not use deodorant for the two days prior to their big games.

They stunk so much that the other team had to back off on defense, giving them a huge advantage.

In this case, yea, I can see dressing as drag queen during these exams...although, in England, it may not even turn heads anymore.


4 posted on 07/29/2012 5:38:18 AM PDT by BobL ( It's easy to be a saint when you have nothing on the line)
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To: markomalley

yech
sin
it’s sin people
this perverse obsession with sex
disgusting


5 posted on 07/29/2012 5:41:34 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: markomalley

Well, if they can wear kilts, not much difference.


6 posted on 07/29/2012 5:47:57 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: markomalley
I don't even know many or any girls that would wear a skirt to an exam. Sweats and a T-shirt worked very well for me, thank god I didn't attend Oxford and have to wear any ceremonial garb.

Skirts are uncomfortable for long exams, and if a guy wants to wear one to a big test, it just proves he's nuts, although he may be lacking said anatomy.

7 posted on 07/29/2012 5:49:29 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: markomalley

How does wearing pants make testing “stressful”?


8 posted on 07/29/2012 5:54:04 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: markomalley

Just imagine a man sitting for a morality and ethics exam dressed in high heels and a skirt. If I were the instructor, it would be an automatic FAIL.


9 posted on 07/29/2012 5:56:02 AM PDT by Track9
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To: markomalley

10 posted on 07/29/2012 6:02:46 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Poor Barack.If He's Reelected,Think Of The Mess He'll Inherit!)
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To: markomalley
But, but a plaid kilt would clash with my polka dots!


11 posted on 07/29/2012 6:02:57 AM PDT by bgill
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To: markomalley

I thought the UK was proud of their ‘KILTS’...so I scottsman and a scotts transgender would be classified as what?


12 posted on 07/29/2012 6:06:46 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: markomalley

The one poor proud Scotish guy will now have to spend his entire time there saying “No I’m not one of them!”


13 posted on 07/29/2012 6:41:36 AM PDT by chargers fan
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

Most women don’t even wear skirts anymore. They must not keep up with the fashion these days.


14 posted on 07/29/2012 6:52:10 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: markomalley

Don’t they call them Kilts?


15 posted on 07/29/2012 8:26:59 AM PDT by chainsaw ("Two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.")
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To: markomalley
Ungland... feh
16 posted on 07/29/2012 8:28:04 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: markomalley
"In future there will be no need for transgender students to cross-dress...

Now that's hilarious.

17 posted on 07/29/2012 8:50:33 AM PDT by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: markomalley; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
Bill Clinton is lucky this wasn't the rule back in the day when you had a hard time telling the hes from the shes based strictly on haircut.


18 posted on 07/29/2012 9:32:09 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: pepsionice

Being naked is more natural than a desire to wear the clothing of the opposite sex.

We are born naked. Clothing is determined by culture (and trends) and social values.

There is no gene to “wear the clothing of the OTHER sex”.


19 posted on 07/29/2012 9:33:54 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: nuconvert

Men don’t wear lace panties under a kilt.


20 posted on 07/29/2012 9:46:07 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Theme music:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uc89WTEh-jE


21 posted on 07/29/2012 10:50:15 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: markomalley

“But there will be no exception for kilts, as they are the garments of the devil.”


22 posted on 07/29/2012 11:05:17 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: markomalley

If you’re a Scot or an Irishman and want to wear the traditional kilt, OK. But please! Not that little black dress!


23 posted on 07/29/2012 11:31:48 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: markomalley

Men can wear skirts to Oxford University exams

...years of vile anti-Scottish discrimination ends
24 posted on 07/29/2012 2:06:12 PM PDT by Conservaliberty (I've written over 200 pages for a novel. But I didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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To: markomalley

Hey,buddy. You have a run in your pantyhose!


25 posted on 07/29/2012 7:21:38 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (It's hurricane season! Yay!)
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To: a fool in paradise
Men don’t wear lace panties under a kilt

An American woman visiting Scotland went up to a Scotsman wearing a kilt. She blushed a little bit as she asked him "I was just wondering, is anything worn under your kilt?"

The Scotsman replied to her in a thick accent "No madam, it's all in perfect working order."

26 posted on 07/29/2012 9:17:07 PM PDT by DCBurgess58 (In a Capitalist society, men exploit other men. In a Communist society it's exactly the opposite.)
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