Posted on April 19, 2019

Historically Black All-Male College Will Accept Women Who Believe They Are Men

Daniel Payne, College Fix, April 17, 2019

The historically black all-male Morehouse College will soon begin accepting women who identify themselves as men, a major shift in the school’s more-than-150-year-long history.

“The school’s gender identity policy…will continue to ban from enrollment anyone who identifies as a woman,” The New York Times reports. The school’s president, David Thomas, “said the decision was driven by a greater awareness of gender identity and the college’s need to have a clear policy.”

{snip} Many such individuals outwardly present themselves as men, while others undertake more extreme measures such as testosterone regimes and surgical procedures such as hysterectomies.

Morehouse changed its single-sex admissions policy in part due to repeated inquires from prospective applicants, Thomas said.


Though Morehouse’s new policy represents a radical departure from around 150 years of school tradition, at least one student claimed that the school still wasn’t progressive enough:

“Under the policy, a student who transitions from male to female would no longer be eligible to matriculate at Morehouse. It was unclear how many students might be in transition,