Morehouse College insists that the "image of the strong black man needs to be upheld," and that most definitely involves not dressing up like a strong black woman. The school's new dress code has the usual stuff like banning do-rags and lewd T-shirts. But it also includes a stipulation that forbids the "wearing of clothing usually worn by women (dresses, tops, tunics, purses, pumps, etc.) on the Morehouse campus or at college-sponsored events."
The president of a gay-straight alliance group on campus tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the policy is discriminatory. “Some believe that this restriction is what the entire policy is correlated around,” he adds. Tough nuts, says a member of the student government. "If anyone sees this policy as something that is restrictive, then maybe Morehouse is not the place for you.”