Published On: Thu, Oct 11th, 2018

Students Banned From Dressing Up As Cowboys Because It Is Considered An “Offensive Stereotype”

A pair of cowboys with their heads bowed in the city.

Nowadays people will form a long and orderly queue to take some good old-fashioned offense, but you wouldn’t think there was a soul alive who would be offended by someone dressing up a cowboy. Well you’d be wrong!

The Mirror reports that students who attend Kent University in the UK have been banned from wearing stetsons and sombreros when they’re out on the town in case somebody takes objection to their outfit.

According to the new rules laid down by the top dogs at the University, students cannot dress up like John Wayne or Clint Eastwood because it might be perceived as threatening to other students who have “a right to a safe place” at the university.

Although students are allowed to party dressed up as Ancient Greeks, Romans, aliens, prehistoric man, doctors and nurses, cowboys are definitely on the banned list. As are Native Americans and priests and nuns.

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Students Banned From Dressing Up As Cowboys Because It Is Considered An “Offensive Stereotype”