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Russia Today: 'Lift the skirtí campaign urges French schoolboys to skip trousers for a day
Russia Today ^ | 14 May 2014

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. “We’ll 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.

(Excerpt) Read more at rt.com ...


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KEYWORDS: crossdressing; france; gays; homosexualagenda; homosexuals; skirts; surrendermonkeys
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We may see this here soon...starting with California.
1 posted on 05/14/2014 6:03:27 PM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

Europe is gay.


2 posted on 05/14/2014 6:05:12 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: mandaladon

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.

Simply amazing...


3 posted on 05/14/2014 6:05:46 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: mandaladon

The leftists always fiddle while Rome burns. They are a total waste of time.


4 posted on 05/14/2014 6:06:11 PM PDT by Williams
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To: mandaladon

hose who prefer not to bare their legs have the option of wearing a sticker which says,”***k Sexism!”.


5 posted on 05/14/2014 6:06:56 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: mandaladon

I’m not convinced the Hispanic guys will buy into this.

Machismo being what it is...


6 posted on 05/14/2014 6:07:33 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: mandaladon

Modern culture has rotted beyond repair.


7 posted on 05/14/2014 6:07:53 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

This cannot be true—right? This is satire is it not?


8 posted on 05/14/2014 6:08:13 PM PDT by the anti-mahdi
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To: mandaladon
like they aren't queer enough already... eurofags, feh
9 posted on 05/14/2014 6:09:08 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: mandaladon

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?


10 posted on 05/14/2014 6:10:04 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: mandaladon

Kilts are always acceptable wear


11 posted on 05/14/2014 6:10:29 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: mandaladon

Frigide?


12 posted on 05/14/2014 6:12:20 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Nifster

Only if you’re playing a bagpipe or tossing a tabor.


13 posted on 05/14/2014 6:13:14 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: DoughtyOne

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.


14 posted on 05/14/2014 6:14:50 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: mandaladon

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’.


15 posted on 05/14/2014 6:16:23 PM PDT by Vinylly (?%)
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To: mandaladon
Take a stand against Leftists Sexism (for that's all it is) and keep the pants on.

16 posted on 05/14/2014 6:16:54 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: mandaladon

Where is Moochelle with her “doing all I can” hashtag selfie for this one?


17 posted on 05/14/2014 6:21:30 PM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: mandaladon

skirting on the edge of insanity, no doubt.


18 posted on 05/14/2014 6:26:07 PM PDT by Gasshog (DemoKKKrats: Leaders of the Free Sh!t World)
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To: mandaladon

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.


19 posted on 05/14/2014 6:31:52 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: BenLurkin

The word is kaber, laddie!

CC


20 posted on 05/14/2014 6:34:26 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: DoughtyOne

“I suppose women will be wearing the pants on this day.”

There’s a place in France where the ladies wear no pants,
But the men don’t care....


21 posted on 05/14/2014 6:36:32 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: Celtic Conservative

Got it.


22 posted on 05/14/2014 6:38:16 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: mandaladon

Just when you think libs can’t get stupider. Now they want to foist their lunacy on children.


23 posted on 05/14/2014 6:39:17 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

I’ve got my agent on the line, where was that... /s


24 posted on 05/14/2014 6:39:41 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: mandaladon

Nah - if they’re really serious about this “gender equality” thing, they should encourage the girls to wear dicks.


25 posted on 05/14/2014 6:43:40 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: mandaladon
I must admire thought "Lift The Skirt" Day was something else entirely.


26 posted on 05/14/2014 6:44:17 PM PDT by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is it?)
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To: gitmo

Uh I thought lift your skirt meant peeking up a girl’s skirt!

Shame on me! There are some things I never did when I was a schoolboy.

It sounds grossly indecent.


27 posted on 05/14/2014 6:47:29 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: mandaladon

This is actually good news. It only drives up support for the far right in France, whose recent boon was due to backlash over the insane homo indoctrination being pushed in schools.


28 posted on 05/14/2014 6:47:38 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: mandaladon

No wonder the Mooselimbs are taking over.


29 posted on 05/14/2014 6:53:59 PM PDT by kaehurowing (FIGHT BULLYING, UNINSTALL FIREFOX)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt
Meanwhile, in The Kremlin.....


30 posted on 05/14/2014 6:55:48 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

He’s thinking...
France as funny as moose and squirrel.


31 posted on 05/14/2014 7:09:05 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: All

#NopantsinNantes

Vous me kiddez, non?


32 posted on 05/14/2014 7:25:28 PM PDT by Peter ODonnell (It wasn't this cold before global warming)
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To: mandaladon
Not inviting the boys to wear kilts???

33 posted on 05/14/2014 7:27:01 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: Gasshog

> skirting on the edge of insanity, no doubt.

Idiocy at the highest levels. Fags suck...


34 posted on 05/14/2014 7:28:04 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Nifster

“Kilts are always acceptable wear”

Agreed.


35 posted on 05/14/2014 7:32:19 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: mandaladon
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36 posted on 05/14/2014 7:38:47 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: the anti-mahdi

I suspect that it is satire, especially since one of the names is “Frigide Barjot”. A rip on Bridget Bardot, I’m quite certain.


37 posted on 05/14/2014 7:39:58 PM PDT by Bob
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To: dfwgator

Yep. I can imagine Mr. Putin is getting quite a kick out of the West these days. The lunacy is probably much funnier when viewed from outside. It’s not so fun on the inside...


38 posted on 05/14/2014 7:49:40 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (America for Americans first!)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

There’s a photo of 250,000 marching on Paris in Red White and Bleu, opposing gay marriage.

Makes me wonder what the world thinks of all of us.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7d8AiK8zsg&noredirect=1


39 posted on 05/14/2014 7:56:50 PM PDT by stanne
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To: DoughtyOne

Hey alot of muzzies ware skirts!!


40 posted on 05/14/2014 8:20:23 PM PDT by stubernx98 (cranky, but reasonable)
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To: mandaladon

They can all wear Utilikilts, if they can afford them.


41 posted on 05/14/2014 8:20:57 PM PDT by Disambiguator (#hashtagline)
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To: mandaladon

How weak Europe is. I see why Islam is becoming a force, it doesn’t bow down to this rot while the European mainline churches accepted the rot.


42 posted on 05/14/2014 8:22:26 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: RginTN

Pansy Europe is not long for this world


43 posted on 05/14/2014 8:29:22 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: mandaladon

At my high school in 1990 they wouldn’t let us wear shorts so we girls just wore those denim mini skirts popular at the time. The boys had a “protest day” and wore the same denim miniskirts. The shorts ban was lifted shortly thereafter.


44 posted on 05/14/2014 8:57:20 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: stubernx98
Could be. I haven't noticed much of it, but I do remember the art work for some Biblical characters with what appeared like tight skirts. Mostly in the Babylonian era I believe.

Some of the depictions of the image representing different nations over time show the guy in a skirt.

Some of the depictions of Joseph and the leaders of Egypt show them in skirts.


45 posted on 05/14/2014 9:13:51 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: mandaladon

The French, they are a funny race...


46 posted on 05/14/2014 11:15:53 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: mandaladon; Fred Nerks
Sans Cullotte ( without breeches)...its a French Revolution thing: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sans-culottes In the French Revolution, the sans-culottes (French pronunciation: ​[sɑ̃kyˈlɔt]; "without culottes") were the radical left-wing partisans of the lower classes; typically urban labourers, which dominated France. Though ill-clad and ill-equipped, they made up the bulk of the Revolutionary army during the early years of the French Revolutionary Wars.[1] The appellation refers to the fashionable culottes (silk knee-breeches) of the moderate bourgeois revolutionaries, as distinguished from the working class sans-culottes, who traditionally wore pantalons (trousers). Among the political ideals held by the sans-culottes were popular democracy, social and economic equality, affordable food, rejection of the free-market economy, and vigilance against counter-revolutionaries.[3][4] During the peak of their influence, roughly 1792 to 1795, the sans-culottes provided the principal support behind the two far-left factions of the Paris Commune, the Enragés and the Hébertists.................................
47 posted on 05/15/2014 3:21:41 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: NFHale
dude, i knew that comment had your signature all over it...

queers have just about suckseeded in the takeover...

48 posted on 05/15/2014 4:09:04 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: Gilbo_3

I’m flattered!!!! Hahah!!!

As far as succeeding... that remains to be seen.

People either CHOOSE to “obey” - or they don’t.


49 posted on 05/15/2014 5:03:18 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: mandaladon

Funny how few people seem to make the connection between sexism and feminism.


50 posted on 05/15/2014 5:09:50 AM PDT by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be earned and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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