British Campuses Debate Ways to Balance Freedom of Speech and Religious Sensitivities

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Demonstrators outside the offices of the main British higher-education association protest its recent guidance to allow gender segregation at certain events.
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Britain's leading higher-education association recently sought to offer guidance on a tricky question: When a university invites an orthodox religious speaker to campus, should it allow the audience to be segregated by gender?

Universities UK, which...

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