Pasupatidasi's Blog

thoughts, poetry, life as it is…

Leave a comment

can’t get much more prestigious than this! every little bit of positive press, especially that makes it to mainstream media outlets, will help transfolk like my daughter have less to deal with.

in the future, my nine-year-old transdaughter will walk through doors that are being opened for her by others today

LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS

THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — A British academic bastillion, Oxford University, has caved on their strict dress policy and adopted rules allowing transgender student to wear the ceremonial clothing of the gender they present in. These new rules go into effect next week.

Oxford has a long tradition of requiring students taking exams to wear gender-specific uniforms or sub fuscs. This dress code is also followed during formal occasions at the university.

However, concerns of the rules being unfair to trans students, especially with the harsh punishment that follows wearing the wrong attire, prompted the university to change the policy. It was a student LGBTQ organization that pushed for the change.

Oxford’s LGBTQ Society’s Jess Pumphrey: “In future there will be no need for transgender students to cross-dress to avoid being confronted by invigilators or disciplined during their exam.”

Oxford University is the second oldest university in the world and…

View original post 94 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s