Political correctness has killed the bar and club industry of New
Yesterday, the top civil rights official of
Is this true? Yes.
Is it ridiculous? Of course.
Now it is illegal for a club in
Ladies like ladies nights because they get in for free and get cheap drinks. Many men like ladies nights because they pay less for their girlfriends to get in, the ladies nights draw large crowds, and if they are feeling sleazy and decide to buy a woman a drink, it’s cheaper.
The idiocy of this all is that this “huge victory” was won in the face of a world where discrimination against women is still rampant.
Women make less money than men. Women are elected to office less. Female movie stars get retired earlier than males do. Less women are university professors. Our esteemed leader, Lorna Marsden, is one of nine female university presidents in a country with 100 universities.
The States is no different.
So what has the state of
In the words of the funny man from Ikea -
You discriminate against men – that’s discrimination.
You discriminate against women – that’s ok.- First published in the opinions section of York University's Excalibur, June 9, 2004