WOW! “Safe spaces” are meant for students to have a spot where they can safely go to get away from judgement.
Of course it’s nothing but a huge joke. Safe spaces are for snowflakes. However, I find it interesting that there would be such a program to protect people, but then also exclude people as well. Are you trying to be accepting or not?
Unless they’re white and straight.
“For our allies: we do appreciate your voices and commitment to dismantling racism and homophobia,” says Tongues Untied’s U of M page.
They said, “However, please note that this is a space created for LGBTQIA and/or same-gender-loving people of color.”
The post continues, “Tongues Untied is a space that was created by and for indigenous people and people of color who identify as queer and/or trans. If you identify as a queer and/or trans indigenous person or person of color, we welcome you to take part in our discussions.”
A video for Tongues Untied is available on the Office for Equity & Diversity’s YouTube channel.
Jason Jackson, a student services professional at U of M, describes the program as “a discussion group for transgender, lesbian, gay, bisexual, same-gender loving and two-spirit people of colour.”
The University of Minnesota is a publicly funded post-secondary institution.
People on social media sites where confused and angered about their double standards. Some of the comments read: