WHITE MAN BAN Straight white able bodied men banned from attending top equality confe

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STRAIGHT white men have been banned from attending a top university lecturers’ union conference on EQUALITY.

The University and College Union (UCU) says it will only allow members who identify themselves as gay, disabled, female or of an ethnic minority to attend their yearly equality gathering.

Disability campaigner Emma-Jane Phillips, a member of the union’s equality committee, strongly disagrees with ruling and is working to get it overturned.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/124838...ty-conference/
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Imagine if straight, white males held a conference that's exclusive to them. This would cause outrage, so equality seems like a one way street. It is not equality if anyone is excluded from it.
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**** them.

Those organising the conference that is.
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I do not understand how this isn't seen as badly as stuff like this:
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It's exactly the same thing, just under different reasoning.
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Wow what a news :congrats:
At least its not about Muslims :getmecoat:
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not being racist, i am muslim myself :yep:
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Social Justice Warriors are so hypocritical, it's hilarious. Anyone seen them blocking doors to lectures at unis to stop people listening to people like Milo Yiannopoulos?
"Free Speech": Haha yeah, only when it agrees with their point of view.
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(Original post by Retired_Messiah)
I do not understand how this isn't seen as badly as stuff like this:
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It's exactly the same thing, just under different reasoning.
That doesn't make it good - you can't punish people for the actions of what some of their ancestors may or may not have done. Yes, racism against whites is a thing, just like racism against other minorities is also a thing. Let's try and end it and in order to do that, you should be letting straight white males partake in the equality conference...
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(Original post by fatima1998)
Wow what a news :congrats:
At least its not about Muslims :getmecoat:
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not being racist, i am muslim myself :yep:
People whine about Islam being discussed all the time on TSR.
A thread has nothing to do with Islam and a Muslim brings up Islam.

The hypocrisy is real :rofl:
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People whine about Islam being discussed all the time on TSR.
A thread has nothing to do with Islam and a Muslim brings up Islam.

The hypocrisy is real :rofl:
Havent seen a thread on islam like in 2 days.. you know criticism ones :getmecoat:
TSR is obsessed with Islam :unimpressed:
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welcome to the modern regressive world
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Even if you could be racist to whites in a white majority country, the fact is there is nothing stopping whites from identifying as gay, disabled or female. As long as you don't identify as straight white male, you are allowed to enter.
You don't see the hypocrisy of an equality conference banning a certain demographic from attending even slightly?
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Wait, wouldn't "straight able bodied" white men be the ones most in need of a lecture about equality though? :curious:

It's honestly ridiculous imo. I get that white people have done horrible things before but just like not all black people are criminals, not all Muslims are terrorists, not all Jews are greedy and not all Chinese people hate democracy, not all white people are racist bigots who try to exploit other races. Refusing all of them access on a stupid notion like this is simply repeating the mistakes of the past. It reeks of hypocrisy
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Its the first time those people would have experienced oppression, I'm not sympathetic.
It's not oppression, nobody in the UK is oppressed and to claim so is insulting to people in other parts of the world who are.

However it is hypocritical.
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(Original post by ChefExxxcellence)
That doesn't make it good - you can't punish people for the actions of what some of their ancestors may or may not have done. Yes, racism against whites is a thing, just like racism against other minorities is also a thing. Let's try and end it and in order to do that, you should be letting straight white males partake in the equality conference...
Racism against white people is not a thing. You can be prejudiced to white people, you can't be racist. Racism is based on systematic oppression and power structures that suggest that there is a race that is superior to others. White people have the power in society and do not experience oppression on the basis of their race, therefore it's not racism.

I do think it doesn't make sense to not allow straight, white, able-bodied men at all though; maybe they should have just had a maximum number or something.

But it's funny how if this was reversed and it was another all-white-guys conference and a minority group complained about it, they'd say people were overreacting and it wasn't a big deal.
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It's not oppression, nobody in the UK is oppressed and to claim so is insulting to people in other parts of the world who are.

However it is hypocritical.
Clearly you are not part of a minority group of any kind, because there is a lot of oppression in the UK. Maybe it's not as explicit as other countries, but it doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
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(Original post by wickedisgood)
Racism against white people is not a thing. You can be prejudiced to white people, you can't be racist. Racism is based on systematic oppression and power structures that suggest that there is a race that is superior to others. White people have the power in society and do not experience oppression on the basis of their race, therefore it's not racism.

I do think it doesn't make sense to not allow straight, white, able-bodied men at all though; maybe they should have just had a maximum number or something.

But it's funny how if this was reversed and it was another all-white-guys conference and a minority group complained about it, they'd say people were overreacting and it wasn't a big deal.
Interesting but I do not agree
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Its the first time those people would have experienced oppression, I'm not sympathetic.


Are you a Moron?
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Clearly you are not part of a minority group of any kind, because there is a lot of oppression in the UK. Maybe it's not as explicit as other countries, but it doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
There's unfortunately racial prejudices that exist in some areas of society, it doesn't constitute oppression. We live in one of the most tolerant countries in the world.
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(Original post by Zargabaath)
People whine about Islam being discussed all the time on TSR.
A thread has nothing to do with Islam and a Muslim brings up Islam.

The hypocrisy is real :rofl:
And he thinks Islam is a race.
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There's unfortunately racial prejudices that exist in some areas of society, it doesn't constitute oppression. We live in one of the most tolerant countries in the world.
Living in one of the 'most tolerant' countries doesn't mean oppression doesn't still exist in a systematic sense. Women do not have equal pay, the majority of the higher ups in this country are white men, although it's under the radar and hard to prove, there's still high chances of people of colour losing out on jobs due to their race. Things are improving, I know that, but it's not fully gone at all.

Maybe people aren't actively saying 'these groups of people are bad', but saying that there is no oppression and that everyone is treated equally in terms of 'the system' would be ignorant.
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