Source: LSESU

LSE rugby scandal: online reaction

LSE has disbanded its men’s rugby team after they handed out offensive leaflets during freshers’ fayre and people have taken to Twitter to share their views.   LSE Law student Darren Barnett backed LSESU’s decision. Appropriate response from LSESU in disbanding the AU Rugby Club. Disparaging comments made about minority groups shall not be tolerated. […]

LSE men’s rugby team disbanded over ‘sexist’ leaflets

Tom King, BA Politics LSE has disbanded its men’s rugby team after the club distributed “sexist” leaflets during the School’s freshers’ fayre last week. Nona Buckley-Irvine, the students’ union General Secretary, announced the decision this evening; saying “After considered deliberation and a wide investigation, LSE Men’s Rugby Club will be disbanded for the rest of […]

Source: LSESU

LSE rugby club leaflets spark outrage

Tom King, BA Politics LSE Rugby Club has been embroiled in a freshers controversy after handing out leaflets branding women “slags”, “trollops” and “mingers”. The materials handed out at the students’ union-run freshers’ fayre held last week contained a string of slurs; describing women who played sport at the School as “beast-like” and saying “homosexual […]