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It's about learning," said Joshua Glore, 13, eighth grade."No one should focus on what people are wearing."By far, the dress code rule that perplexed people the most was the mandate for shoulders to be covered."If a 12-year-old boy sees a bra strap, is something going to happen?"It definitely interrupted my day."Women have long been subjected to sexist and stereotypical dress codes, such as being expected to wear corsets, skirts and dresses with pantyhose, or high-heeled shoes.Women still tend to be judged on their bodies and have more rules imposed upon them — Some women's advocates say when we debate school dress codes, what we're really debating are cultural expectations and societal norms."A lot of people have a problem with how girls dress these days — they think it's too sexualized," said Lisa Frack, president of the Oregon chapter of the National Organization for Women, which has published a model dress code. We live in this culture where what we're really bothered by is the hyper-sexualization of girls."You're in charge of your body. What's comfortable doesn't have to be connected to any sexual impact."Dress codes can span a wide range.
In one Washington Township middle school, the dress code advises: Don't wear skirts shorter than your fingertips.Its code includes a long list of restricted attire. Last year, a group of Girl Scouts went to the IPS board to ask for a change in the dress code, to allow patterned tights instead of only solid-colored tights.The reason: Boys had no restriction on the socks they wear, so the tights rule seemed unfair to girls.For many of us, Thanksgiving kicks off a season of celebration which doesn’t really seem to stop until sometime in January.I probably don’t have to tell you that large gatherings of people, festive parties, and times when everyone is supposed to be part of a happy family can be especially hard if you’re single […] Read more When you think about addiction, you probably conjure up an instant picture.