A woke university has come under fire for trying to stop the use of the phrase ‘Christian name’, claiming it is offensive.
The University of Kent has told its students to stop using the term because it claims it only relates to Christians.
Instead, it suggests that students say ‘first name’ or ‘given name’ to avoid being offensive.
The university also took against using ‘surname’ because it derives from ‘sire-name’ and was therefore deemed to be patriarchal.
Guidelines say the term is permitted but discouraged.
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