Oxford Professor claims “young lesbians vulnerable to aggressive pursuit by transwomen”

Tw: transphobia   Trans and lesbian students have expressed concerns over claims made by a Sociology Professor in public articles. Michael Biggs, a Professor in Sociology at Oxford, has published several articles which argue that “Lesbian communities are […] affected” by the transwomen, as “girls who are attracted to women and reject stereotypical femininity are […]

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President of the Oxford Union resigns after blind man “dragged out by feet”

The President of The Oxford Union, Brendan McGrath, has announced that he will be standing down, following mounting pressure over his reaction to a blind man being “violently dragged out”. McGrath announced his resignation on Tuesday night, saying: “Fundamentally, it is the President’s job to ensure that every Member feels welcome at the Oxford Union. […]

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Where to Watch the Big Match

Jude the Obscure Firstly, it has a great name. Though the hopes of Thomas Hardy’s protagonist always seemed cruelly out of reach, that’s not the case at this pub: enough TV screens so you can always see the action; reasonably priced drinks and food; enough seats so you don’t have to stand up for hours; […]

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Societies, academics and students condemn Schwarzman donation

An open letter condemning the university’s decision to accept a £150 million grant from Stephen A. Schwarzman, Chair-man of multinational investment firm Blackstone, has attracted nearly a hundred signatures from numerous Oxford stakeholders. The university has accepted the do-nation in order to fund the building of a new “Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities”. […]

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