Transgender policy at Queen’s university raises question of whether anorexics are told to deny their physical reality

A letter from Leslie Marshall on December 2:

Letter to the editor
Letter to the editor

I am astounded, bewildered and angry by your leading story on Monday on Queen’s University and their equality, diversity and inclusion policy.

For a citadel of academia such as this to mischievously, by way of a code of conduct, force its students and staff into accepting subjective reality above that of objective truth is a disgrace and should be apposed by all right thinking people .

I would however like to pose a question to the apparently learned scholars at Queen’s: Does the same code of practice apply to a student suffering from anorexia? (the mental disorder were the mind is contrary to that of the physical reality).

Would the university encourage a student suffering from this affliction to continue in their life threatening delusion?

Leslie Marshall, Tandragee, Co Armagh

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