Donna Edmunds, a UKIP councillor and candidate in the European elections, has said that businesses should be able to refuse services to women and gay people. She isn’t the first UKIP candidate to court controversy.
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Genuine equality issues are taking a back seat to accommodating religious intolerance in student politics.
FGM is an atrocity which transcends politics – we must ensure that the Tories oppose it in deed as well as word
Segregation is an immoral concept designed to force one group of people into a separate, subordinate existence.
In a stunning victory for the campaign against gender segregation in British universities, Universities UK has now dropped its controversial guidelines which would have allowed visiting speakers to segregate students on the basis of their gender.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has ruled that segregation as proposed by the vice-chancellors’ body is “not permissible” under existing equality laws.
Labour shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna MP has spoken out strongly over the dicision by Universities UK to permit gender segregation on British university campuses.
The decision to allow gender segregation on campus is a shocking betrayal of any notion of equality between the sexes, let alone democracy or socialism.
Stuart Agnew’s comments reveal once again UKIP’s prehistoric attitudes to women.
If as a society we wish to improve attitudes towards sexual consent – and more importantly reduce the number of women who are sexually assaulted by men – we need to end to the sexual double standard.