Thursday, 15 December 2016

[USA / Texas Woman's University: Miss-stepping in an age of Christmasophobia and 'elite' censorship] 'Holiday,' 'evergreen trees' too religious for TWU

'Holiday,' 'evergreen trees' too religious for TWU

Amber Athey
Investigative Reporter
on Dec 13, 2016
... Party planners, the prof. says, also have to be cautious of pesky holiday references sneaking into party treats, such as “red and green sugar cookies shaped like Christmas trees.”

In order to be multicultural, “don’t forget to consider menu items that reflect dietary preferences and requirements of non-majority groups in your organization (e.g., halal or kosher).” ...
More halal non-Christmas-tree-shaped nibbly bits at Campus Reform

# I was hoping this was fake news - just someone having a lend of Mark Kessler and the TWU - but apparently not:

A 'Festivus for the Rest of Us': Tips to plan an all-inclusive, multicultural holiday party at the office

11/21/16
  • Avoid playing music associated with a faith tradition, such as Christmas carols. Consider a playlist of popular, celebratory party music instead.
  • Plan a menu that does not symbolize a particular religious holiday (for example, red and green sugar cookies shaped like Christmas trees). But don’t forget to consider menu items that reflect dietary preferences and requirements of non-majority groups in your organization (e.g., halal or kosher).
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