Skip to comments.Men can wear skirts to Oxford University exams (caving to "transgenders")
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 ...
“But there will be no exception for kilts, as they are the garments of the devil.”
If you’re a Scot or an Irishman and want to wear the traditional kilt, OK. But please! Not that little black dress!
Hey,buddy. You have a run in your pantyhose!
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."