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Harvard University has banned male neckties on campus, calling them a symbol of chauvinism and hate speech

Harvard University has written a new dress code that defines ties, a traditional male dress accessory, as a symbol of oppression, chauvinism, and hate speech. The decision came after a women's rights group petitioned the school board to ban neckties after the group claimed that students have been triggered by seeing such a “flamboyant and offensive” micro-aggression carried around even by their own professors. 

Immediately after the board’s decision, a mass email was sent to all students and faculty of the new dress code stating that if the new policy was disobeyed it could bring about “serious consequences” including expulsion. In the email it expressed the belief that a man wearing a tie is just as offensive if not more so than a white man in black face.  More....

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