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Rights group criticizes Yale

By January 11, 2010

This year's Game may be over, but the controversy over the Freshman Class Council's proposed T-shirt design continues.

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, an organization that focuses on civil liberties in American colleges and universities, sent a letter last month to University President Richard Levin criticizing the administration for asking the FCC to reconsider its decision to sell a T-shirt deemed offensive for its use of the word "sissy" by members of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Co-operative. When members of the co-op raised their concerns in the week preceding the game, Yale College Dean Mary Miller asked the FCC to change the design, which displayed an F. Scott Fitzgerald quote that labeled all Harvard men as "sissies" and added the words, "We agree...

Schools: Yale University