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Sun May 24, 2015, 09:34 PM

Is there hope


ffs getting a detention for wearing address that might distract a boy. When will this shit stop. When will the supposed boy get a detention for letting a girl's shoulders to sexually arouse him. This shit is getting more disgusting by the day.



http://distractify.com/beth-buczynski/canadian-teen-sexist-dress-code/?ts_pid=2&ts_pid=5


I have a concern I would like to bring to your attention. In today’s society, a woman’s body is constantly discriminated against and hypersexualized to the point where we can no longer wear the clothing that we feel comfortable in without the accusation and/or assumption that we are being provocative. This unjust mindset towards women is absolutely absurd. The fact that authority figures,
especially males, can tell young women they must cover up their shoulders and their backs because it’s “inappropriate” and “a distraction” is very uncomforting. Schools are the social building blocks in an adolescent’s life meant to teach them how to communicate and develop relationships with others and also learning about themselves and who they want to be. It’s preached upon us to be individual, to be ourselves. The double standard here is that when we try, we are then told we’re wrong. We may not truly dress, act or speak how we want because authority figures, and I use that term very loosely such as yourself, tell us we can’t. Yes, I understand there are restrictions to how much and how little of your body that shows, but that applies when people show up in their bikinis or bra and panties. Though I do believe women should legally be allowed to publicly be shirtless considering males are, it’s mindsets like yours that keep that as something that is shamed upon. So no, Mr. Sturgeon, I will not search for something to cover up my back and shoulders because I am not showing them off with the intention to gain positive sexual feedback from the teenage boys in my school. I am especially not showing them to receive any comments, positive or negative, from anybody else besides myself because the only person who can make any sort of judgment on my body and the fabrics I place on it is me.

If you are truly so concerned that a boy in this school will get distracted by my upper back and shoulders then he needs to be sent home and practice self control.

Thank you, have a nice day.”

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Response to mercuryblues (Original post)

Sun May 24, 2015, 09:42 PM

1. So stupid

Makes me sick

And yet again, is a denial of women's sexuality by omission. Boys get "distracted" but girls don't? What's "distracted anyway? Staring at her back? Definitely not her issue, and only a problem for her because they made it one.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Reply #1)

Sun May 24, 2015, 09:59 PM

2. exactly

a few weeks back it was a 5 or 6 year old that was made to cover herself completely because, well boys can't control themselves.

Give the alleged boys detention for impure thoughts, Stop punishing the girls. Tealaban. Teavangelials

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Response to mercuryblues (Reply #2)

Sun May 24, 2015, 10:23 PM

3. yes. i saw that. the one a father shot off a letter? like the swimsuit party. 11 and 12 yr olds.

 

back the fuck off

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