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School's Out: Honor Codes and Dress Codes

Some big news broke recently involving the so-called "honor killing" of four women close to where I live, and the media coverage has just been troubling to say the least. A father, his eldest son, and his second wife have been convicted of first-degree murder in the slaying of three of their daughters and his first wife. The fact of Geeti Shafia, Sahar Shafia, Zainab Shafia, and Rona Amir Mohammad’s deaths is an unmitigated tragedy.
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Father asks school to rethink dress code after son told to remove Marines T-shirt

News : The Lookout (2 years ago)

A father wants an Illinois school district to rethink its dress code after his son was threatened with suspension if he did not remove his U.S. Marines T-shirt. According to, Daniel McIntyre, 44, that his 14-year-old son... Read Post

Dress Codes: Stepping Stones To Rape Culture

Issues & Causes / Feminism : fbomb (last year)

At some point in their school careers, almost every girl I know has encountered some trouble with a dress code: her skirt was too short, her pants were too tight, or her straps were too thin. Though dress codes run the gamut from a ... Read Post

High Schoolers Protest Unrealistic Dress Code After 200 Get Detention

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel (16 hours ago)

It's only been two weeks since school started at Tottenville High School in Staten Island and already, some 200 students, mostly girls, at a Staten Island high school have been sent to detention over various dress code violations. A... Read Post

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