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Oxford Tory students claim they are being ‘persecuted’ after being called ‘haters of gays’

12:32 pm - 11/26/2012
Tory students at Oxford University claim they are being persecuted and are demanding the same equal rights as gay people, those living with a disability and ethnic minorities.

Conservative members of the Junior Common Room (JCR) say they are “often actively isolated, personally attacked and made to feel unwelcome,” because of their political views.

According to the Sunday Times, the students want to create a new position on the college’s equal opportunities committee so they can air Conservative opinions without being victimised.

Members say they were called “haters of gays” and “rape apologists” and were taunted by rival students from other parties as they watched the recent US presidential election in the JCR building.

Third-year student Samuel Roberts, 21, had proposed a motion calling for more protection. He told the Sunday Times: “It made an atmosphere in which I felt uncomfortable.”

While Stephanie Cherrill, the president elect of the Oxford Conservative Association added: “There has been a deterioration in the attitude of several JCR members towards people who are right of centre.

“It is my strong belief that this poses a threat to the atmosphere of intellectual discussion as well as to the welfare of members who may feel victimised.”

The association meets Sunday evenings for “port and policy” talks where fortified wine is readily available.

At one meeting, singer Courtney Love, widow of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, was elected “non executive” officer for rock ‘n’ roll.

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sio 26th-Nov-2012 05:46 pm (UTC)
cry more, homophobes. no one cares what you think.
redstar826 26th-Nov-2012 05:49 pm (UTC)
lol straight people
lil_insanity 26th-Nov-2012 05:50 pm (UTC)
kaizopp 26th-Nov-2012 05:53 pm (UTC)
cry moar.
kaizopp 26th-Nov-2012 05:55 pm (UTC)
Also, good! You SHOULD feel uncomfortable about expressing bullshit views. I'm calling that progress.
little_rachael 26th-Nov-2012 05:56 pm (UTC)
Awww, poor babies. :'(
angelofdeath275 26th-Nov-2012 06:04 pm (UTC)
so fucking annoying when homophobes try to victimize themselves
dvdsky81 26th-Nov-2012 06:09 pm (UTC)
Ok. Yeah. Not taking anyone's opinions seriously that considers Courtney Love an authority on anything. Go play somewhere else, kids. The adults are talking-and for fuck's sake, live a little. Get out of your comfort zone of wherever you hole yourselves and meet people. You'll be alot better for it (and stop being such hateful little fucks).
ragnor144 26th-Nov-2012 06:43 pm (UTC)
Someone takes Courtney Love seriously? This is news to me.
maggiecate 26th-Nov-2012 06:14 pm (UTC)
I don't think that 'fuckwit' can be classed as an oppressed minority in a country where they form the Government.
jasonbeast 26th-Nov-2012 06:22 pm (UTC)
It's almost as if they recognize that people holding minority viewpoints, e.g, "minorities," deserve the same rights as everyone else. Almost. So fucking close!
eyetosky 26th-Nov-2012 06:29 pm (UTC)
I'm squinting really hard at this, and it still looks like satire.
frith_in_thorns 26th-Nov-2012 06:34 pm (UTC)
Cry fucking more. And also please keep going on about why the LGBTQ soc needs welfare resources from the university.

(Spoiler: those guys above get more.)
maladaptive 26th-Nov-2012 06:41 pm (UTC)
I always find it kind of hilarious that conservatives who attack and harass minorities then complain about the protections they get. It's like complaining that the other guys have bulletproof vests because they won't stop shooting at the other guys. "We deserve bulletproof vests too!" They whine, not because they need them, but because someone else has something they don't and they hate that.

Well stop shooting and minorities can take off the bulletproof vests! It's that simple. Don't complain when people take action to protect themselves from your attacks.

Edited at 2012-11-26 06:42 pm (UTC)
ragnor144 26th-Nov-2012 06:45 pm (UTC)
Oh no! You are going through one one billionth of what the people you hate go through, and you can't take it. Boo fucking hoo.
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