All-female colleges adopt new policies to enroll male ‘transgender’ students

Two all-female colleges recently agreed to officially admit male transgendered students – or biological males who dress and act like women – making them the first two universities in the nation to put such policies in place.

The policies at the Oakland, Calif.-based Mills College and Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass., launched this semester, and more all-female colleges are expected to follow suit.

“Just as early feminists argued that reducing women to their biological functions was a foundation of women’s oppression, we acknowledge that gender identity is not reducible to the body,” Mount Holyoke President Lynn Pasquerella said during the school’s recent back-to-school convocation…

And at Mount Holyoke, students admitted into the college may now include those:

• Biologically born female; identifies as a woman

• Biologically born female; identifies as a man

• Biologically born female; identifies as other/they/ze

• Biologically born female; does not identify as either woman or man

• Biologically born male; identifies as woman

• Biologically born male; identifies as other/they/ze and when “other/they” identity includes woman

• Biologically born with both male and female anatomy (Intersex); identifies as a woman

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