This article originally appeared on Common Dreams.
The campus community at the University of Texas at Austin has found a creative way to protest the fact that soon they will be allowed to carry concealed guns—but not sex toys—on school grounds.
On August 24, 2016, soon after the gun law goes into effect, students and alumni will stage a Campus Dildo Carry in which they strap “gigantic swinging dildos to our backpacks in protest of campus [gun] carry.”
“ANYBODY can participate in solidarity: alum, non-UT students, people outside of Texas. Come one dildo, come all dildos,” states the event announcement. “You’re carrying a gun to class? Yeah well I’m carrying a HUGE DILDO.”
In contrast, “obscene materials” are banned on school grounds, according to UT rules, which cite the Texas penal code.… Read the rest