University debating society 'disinvited' author opposed to gay marriage - only ...

Exeter University debating society is forced into humiliating U-turn after 'disinviting' Catholic author opposed to gay marriage – only to then re-invite her and call it 'a mistake' Caroline Farrow was invited to oppose debate motion of 'sex work is real work'  One of her opponents was Charlotte Rose, a 'multi award-winning sex worker' Ms Farrow was then sent a 'rude' last minute email 'disinviting' her from the event Within hours she was asked back again in a situation she branded 'farcical' 

By Nick Craven for The Mail on Sunday

Published: 22:00 BST, 19 September 2020 | Updated: 23:20 BST, 19 September 2020

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A leading university debating society which tried to ‘cancel’ a conservative Catholic author was forced into a humiliating climbdown by its own student union.

Journalist and activist Caroline Farrow had been invited to a freshers’ week Zoom debate by the University of Exeter to oppose the motion of ‘sex work is real work’.

One of her opponents was Charlotte Rose, billed as a ‘multi award-winning sex worker’ who once organised a ‘mass face-sitting’ outside Parliament.

The day before Friday night’s debate, Ms Farrow, 46, a vociferous opponent of gay marriage, was shocked to receive an email from the society abruptly ‘disinviting’ her from the event. 

Caroline Farrow had been invited to a freshers’ week Zoom debate by the University of Exeter to oppose the motion of ‘sex work is real work’ but was 'disinvited' ahead of the event before then being asked back after the students' union said it was a 'mistake'

Caroline Farrow had been invited to a freshers’ week Zoom debate by the University of Exeter to oppose the motion of ‘sex work is real work’ but was 'disinvited' ahead of the event before then being asked back after the students' union said it was a 'mistake'

One of her opponents was Charlotte Rose, billed as a ‘multi award-winning sex worker’ who once organised a ‘mass face-sitting’ outside Parliament

One of her opponents was Charlotte Rose, billed as a ‘multi award-winning sex worker’ who once organised a ‘mass face-sitting’ outside Parliament

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