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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 FoxNews.com, Daniel McIntyre, 44, that his 14-year-old son... Read Post

Your Body Is Too Distracting: School Dress Codes and Slut Shaming

Issues & Causes / Feminism : fbomb (last year)

I’ve always hated the idea of dress codes. As a teen, I felt like it was an assault on my personal freedom. Unlike the rebellious stereotype however, I wore as many layers as I could. I frequently wore my father’s XL fleece jacket t... 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


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