Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Not that there's anything wrong with that

Via Instapundit:
“At the request of the university’s Muslim Students’ Association, George Washington began offering a once-weekly, female-only swim hour in March. But it only recently turned into an online debate over issues of religious and sexual discrimination and — though not always explicitly — racism, spurred by an article in the student newspaper, The GW Hatchet.”

UPDATE: From the comments: “Out of curiosity, if this hour had been demanded by Christian women, would it have even been considered?” No, but it would have been mocked. Stupid backward Christianists!
As it happens I think the university's willingness to accommodate the Muslim students is laudable but perhaps the right action for the wrong reason — I suspect the comment raises the right question.

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