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Sexist' mascot triggers Lexington, KY woman; tempest in teapot ensues

A new high school in Fayette County, Kentucky decided to change its mascot thanks to an online petition that called their original choice of the stallion "inappropriate and sexist."

Diane Cahill started the online petition because she believes the definition of the word "stallion" is inherently sexist since stallions are exclusively male, and thus the mascot needed to be changed.

Even though the petition only gathered 214 signatures, school officials conceded that students would get to vote on what mascot they would like to have.

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