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on February 6, 2018 in Featured World News

Harvard University Bans Single-Gender Clubs — Unless They’re Women-Only

Female-only clubs will be allowed to remain “gender-focused, but members of male-only clubs will be “slapped with sanctions.” By Emily Zanotti Last year, Harvard University took the unprecedented step of banning on- and off-campus single-gender organizations. The ban targeted sororities and fraternities, but also “unrecognized single-gender social organizations” called “Finals Clubs” that served as gathering places for the school’s legacy students. In early February, after several rounds of appeals, the school finalized the ban — but, because of a campus-wide outcry from feminists, only leaders and members of “male-focused” single-gender clubs will face repercussions from Harvard’s administration. According to...

Female-only clubs will be allowed to remain “gender-focused, but members of male-only clubs will be “slapped with sanctions.” By Emily Zanotti Last year, Harvard University took the unprecedented step of banning on- and off-campus single-gender organizations. The ban targeted...

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