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Universities marking down students for using banned gender terms

Gender madness is being enforced with the iron fist of bad grades at some of Australia’s leading universities.  Natasha Bita of the Courier-Mail of Brisbane reports:

Queensland’s top universities all demand that “inclusive language” be used in essays, assignments, lectures and conversation, in “nanny state” policies rubbished yesterday by an angry federal Education Minister.

Other words – including “she”, “man”, “wife” and “mother” – are also off limits at some universities.

University of Queensland students have complained about academics docking marks for using the word “mankind” in essays.

A politics student was penalised for using the grammatically correct pronoun of “she” to describe a car.

“People are losing marks for using everyday speech because it’s not gender-neutral,” the student, who asked to remain anonymous, told The Courier Mail yesterday.

“I lost marks because I used ‘mankind” in my assignment, and I referred to a car I owned as ‘she is my pride and joy’.”

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