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Columbia Prof. Resigns over Push for
Transgender in ‘Romeo & Juliet’

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Posted By: M2, 11/8/2019 2:35:34 PM

Columbia University Professor Andrei Serban, who fled communism in Romania, resigned from the university over concerns that it has become communist. The breaking point for Serban was a push on campus for a transgender student to be cast as Juliet in Romeo & Juliet. According to a report by The College Fix, Columbia University Professor Andrei Serban announced that he is resigning from his position over concerns that the university is communist. Serban has first-hand experience with communism — the former Columbia theater scholar fled communism in Romania earlier in life.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Highlander 11/8/2019 2:48:59 PM (No. 230275)
I don’t say this as a joke; he can now go back to Romania since it’s not a communist country any longer. The campuses in the U.S. needs to be purged of its leftist ideology.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Shadow722 11/8/2019 2:50:24 PM (No. 230277)
Can a transgender Cinderella be far behind?? I heard Pete Buttigieg wants to audition as Prince Charming, if his Presidential Bid doesn't quite work out.....
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Reply 3 - Posted by: columba 11/8/2019 3:07:03 PM (No. 230291)
IS NOT IT TIME TO PUT A STOP TO THE DELUSION THAT SAYS THERE ARE MORE THAN TWO SEXES?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bad-hair 11/8/2019 3:08:40 PM (No. 230292)
Coming soon. Trans species R & J. Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? WOOOF
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Reply 5 - Posted by: sehall 11/8/2019 3:23:00 PM (No. 230301)
I can barely stand to watch network television these days with all the gay-transgender-bisexual characters introduced into otherwise interesting and compelling story lines. I just don't care to have it twisted into every otherwise great television series. This season, in particular, it all seems rather coordinated.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Krause 11/8/2019 3:28:41 PM (No. 230304)
hard to take these schools seriously any more. What a bunch of pansies.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: planetgeo 11/8/2019 4:02:20 PM (No. 230326)
As a fellow immigrant from a former communist-captured country I share the professor's view that our universities are being completely taken over by neo-communists under the guise of "progressivism" and "social justice". It's early stage communism. Period. I would remind the professor, however, that even Romania overthrew the communists at some point. There may in fact be a "Ceaucescu solution" here as well if the communist insanity continues.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts 11/8/2019 5:26:00 PM (No. 230376)
The funny thing is that, in Shakespeare's day, the role of Juliet would likely have been played by a male because women were were banned from performing on the stage. Don't know how the actors who played Romeo felt about that.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: The Remnants 11/8/2019 5:26:15 PM (No. 230377)
Poster #5 - Worked in two different corporations when i was a kid, and could see early on that the attitudes and standards of those in the executive suites permeated the whole corporation. One was positive; the other negative. Think of all the antics we are learning about that go on in the executive suites of our networks. You have to assume that they set the standards for what gets on the air.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 11/8/2019 5:28:33 PM (No. 230379)
Now only Hillsdale will hire him.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: bad-hair 11/8/2019 6:36:53 PM (No. 230407)
Actually #8 very good point. But then they're British and you never can tell.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: nwcudagal 11/8/2019 6:58:24 PM (No. 230420)
Reading all the transgender crap makes me very concerned. My beloved granddaughter was in a relationship with another young woman, but now that young woman is a man. The State of Oregon taxpayers are paying for all the medical bills. Shouldn't we figure out what are causes and consequences before mutilating peoples bodies and giving them drugs? I'm very sad and worried about my granddaughter because I don't see it as a positive relationship in that she has given up her life for this person. She quit school, doesn't work and doesn't seem to have any direction. I can only pray for her.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: heartlandconservative 11/8/2019 9:56:34 PM (No. 230481)
If we were to shut down all the major universities, especially the ivy league the IQ of this country would jump 10 points in one year.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: BRDG 11/9/2019 2:17:20 AM (No. 230548)
And the leading role goes too.... the Dude with the big boobs.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: udanja99 11/9/2019 10:22:25 AM (No. 230763)
Amen, #7. I live in Romania 1983-86 under Ceausescu as a US diplomat. Hubby and I stood up and cheered on Christmas Day 1989 when Nikolai and Elena met their just reward. There are a lot of people/institutions in this country who need to have their very own “Ceausescu Balcony Moment”. (Look it up - the moment when the evil couple realized that their long reign of terror was over.)
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