Skip to comments.Russia Today: 'Lift the skirtí campaign urges French schoolboys to skip trousers for a day
Posted on 05/14/2014 6:03:27 PM PDT by mandaladon
Nantes education authorities have launched a 'Lift the Skirt' campaign to support gender equality. Under the campaign, male students and teachers of 27 public schools are invited to wear skirts on May 16, sparking controversy in the western French city.
The idea to swap trousers for skirts in a stand against sexism originated from pupils themselves, and was sanctioned by the city's school authorities and therefore by the Ministry of Education, the Local reported.
Those who prefer not to bare their legs have the option of wearing a sticker which says, I am fighting against sexism, are you?
Although the campaign was staged in 20 schools last year, the anti-sexism initiative has caused a stir on social media and among local Nantes groups which are planning a protest on 'Lift the Skirt,' or 'Ce que soulève la jupe' day.
French political activist Frigide Barjot, known for her stance against same-sex marriage and LGBT adoption, shared the campaign's press release on twitter and asked the country's minister for education, Benoit Hamon, if girls should be wearing beards. Well do any old nonsense in the name of equality, Olivier Vial, president of the conservative UNI party, said. This move is inspired by the Day of the Skirt, whose original aim was to allow women to express their femininity in environments where it was often difficult. But this is just denying feminine and masculine identity.
The news comes just days after Thomas Neuwirth, a singer from Austria, won the Eurovision song contest while performing as bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst.
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Europe is gay.
Yeah, the day I would have worn a skirt to school, hell would have frozen over...
I suppose women will be wearing the pants on this day.
The role reversal is almost complete gentlemen.
The leftists always fiddle while Rome burns. They are a total waste of time.
hose who prefer not to bare their legs have the option of wearing a sticker which says,”***k Sexism!”.
I’m not convinced the Hispanic guys will buy into this.
Machismo being what it is...
Modern culture has rotted beyond repair.
This cannot be true—right? This is satire is it not?
Someone obviously has not thought this through. Being that boys tend to a bit less modest than girls, do they really want boys to have skirts on?
Kilts are always acceptable wear
Only if you’re playing a bagpipe or tossing a tabor.
SOmeone page the Germans...
They can invade France, bed the French women without using condoms, and maybe inject some MANHOOD back into that worthless society’s genes.
Any man who allows his son to buy into this crap deserves his ass kicked publicly.
Reminds me when we were touring France. Seems there was some kind of demonstration every day in Paris. One day we were on the streets doing tourist stuff and we heard a loud noise coming down the street. It was several hundred elementary school students marching down the street singing ‘We Are The World’ -in French however. Apparently they teach them early how to demonstrate. I our mouths would really drop if the boys all wore skirts and ‘lifted them’.
Where is Moochelle with her “doing all I can” hashtag selfie for this one?
skirting on the edge of insanity, no doubt.
Their country is overrun with an alien enemy population seeking to kill or subjugate the native French people and civilization, and they’re wasting their last few days or years parading their males around in skirts France: a lost cause. National suicide. And for no apparent reason. A pity.
The word is kaber, laddie!