Monday, January 11, 2010
A A A Rights group criticizes Yale
By Jordi Gasso
Published Monday, January 11, 2010
THE YALE DAILY NEWS
This year’s Game may be over, but the controversy over the Freshman Class Council’s proposed T-shirt design continues.
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, an organization that focuses on civil liberties in American colleges and universities, sent a letter last month to University President Richard Levin criticizing the administration for asking the FCC to reconsider its decision to sell a T-shirt deemed offensive for its use of the word “sissy” by members of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Co-operative. When members of the co-op raised their concerns in the...
#1 By Homocism? 5:26a.m. on January 11, 2010
I have written about the "sissy factor" in Obama's decision to increase troops in Adghanistan. Will my blog be labelled
homo-cist (is this a word)for doing so?
Such homophobic bullying is a reality in the male world where Schwartzenegger's mouth, twittering above a grotesque body of biceps,and under a forehead of dyed hair, can utter the word "girly-man" and expect his opponent to be cowed.
Let's get this male fear of being feminized out on the table ---or out on the t-shirt --- and laugh it out of existence, not subdue it in censorship to rear its ugly head elsewhere another day.
Posted by Paul D. Keane, The Anti-Yale at 10:50 PM