Maine South High School: end the over-sexualization of young women's bodies

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Emily Warick
3 years ago
I'm doing a project in school about dress codes because they are sexist.

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Dianna Sanchez
3 years ago
Oversexualization of women’s bodies is innapropiate, weird, and well wrong

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Wobbly Catapillar
3 years ago
OMFG WTF! this is so rude and boys should not be looking at her anyway inapropriatly, seriosly!

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Kathleen Alnory
4 years ago
Innocent picture
Dirty mind of person
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Emma Hibbard
4 years ago
I’m signing because dress codes are wrong. Nothing is being shown that’s inappropriate. I don’t see why she shouldn’t be allowed to wear that

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Lauren Bugner
4 years ago
It's become absolutely ludicrous that we are sexualizing high school girls SHOULDERS. She is dressed appropriately, and no man, no school and definitely no photo company should tell her how she should dress her body.

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Marlene Meier
4 years ago
I graduated from Maine South. There were people in my class that wore off the shoulder or strapless dresses/tops. This is stupid and sexist. She looks fine.

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Susan Erickson
4 years ago
This is only my opinion and I don't expect everyone to agree, but I would like to share it. Many things have changed since I graduated high school in 1990, but fragile self confidence of teenage girls isn't one of them. I can look back and see that I was cute and a healthy size but I felt ugly and fat. It only takes one comment that you are fat, ugly, etc., for the fears and self doubt to take hold. It took many years to gain any self confidence. Kids in high school can be exceedingly cruel without realizing the damage it can do to others. Teenage girls have enough going on without adding more self image issues! Also, often overlooked or dismissed, teenage boys can also suffer low self esteem and self image issues and more people need to be sensitive to this fact. My son suffered from low self esteem and I was very worried that he was heading down a dark path. He went from clean cut to long hair grunge to dyed black hair goth (?) and though I didn't like all of his choices (and did keep a careful eye on him), I let him be himself, and he finally found his own look and personality and his self esteem grew. Why are we micro-managing kids these days? Let them live and learn - within reason (I'm still a mom so safety is always a priority) - but I believe they will be stronger if given the chance to find themselves instead of being perfect carbon copies of what the current society deems appropriate at the time. I agree there have to be limits but it gets a bit ridiculous at times. It sure seemed easier in my day, lol, even for a self proclaimed band nerd (and proud of it!) like me! Girls AND boys - you are all beautiful in your originality!

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Mary Jo Murray
4 years ago
Just Wrong In Every way

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Gary B.
4 years ago
I Believe Modesty and Sexy should be an individual's choice.