Our thanks to Ian for this. An extract from the email from Girton’s Senior Tutor, Sandra Fulton, sent to students, emphasising the College’s support of the JCR’s scheme:
Regardless of how many people use it, it provides a space for a community that is consistently structurally oppressed [J4MB: That will be women, who make up only 60%+ of university students] and may not feel comfortable exercising outside of this environment.
This is not a sanction against men. [J4MB: Exclusion from a facility is not a sanction. OK. Let’s exclude women from facilities, and explain they aren’t sanctions.] This is to serve a community that is marginalised…
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