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Gender equality forum and spectrum respond to recent events around LSE men’s rugby

The Gender Equality Forum, (2014) Gender equality forum and spectrum respond to recent events around LSE men’s rugby. Engenderings (09 Oct 2014). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The Gender Equality Forum (GEF) and Spectrum (LSE’s LGBT+ staff forum) have released a joint statement in response to the sexist, homophobic, racist, and classist leaflet recently dispersed by the now disbanded LSE Men’s Rugby Club to LSE Freshers. The statement is an important example of collective politics in action, and brought together input from around 70 members of the School to draw attention both to the incident itself and to some of the initial reactions to it, which failed to take account of the full scope of the problem. Since the release of the statement, the School has expanded its response and has committed to paying attention to the broader issues raised by this incident. We have published the joint statement from the Gender Equality Forum and Spectrum in full below.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/gender/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
L Education > L Education (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Engenderings Blog
Date Deposited: 24 May 2017 10:38
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2019 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/78615

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