Oxford University replaced ‘male, pale and stale’ images with gay, female and black icons. (Telegraph)
The university has moved to “dispel its ‘male, pale, and stale’ reputation” by asking students and faculty to nominate relevant individuals or groups representing diversity in gender, race, disability and LGBTQ to be depicted in portraits, according to The Sunday Times.
Pictures of author Jonathan Swift, 16th century poet John Donne and bible translator William Tyndale were all removed. Portraits of TV presenter Natasha Kaplinsky, author Hari Kunzru and journalist Naomi Wolf have been put up. (Daily Mail)