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18. I trashed that thread yesterday
Wed Apr 2, 2014, 04:52 AM
Apr 2014

Just based on the title alone.

I went to a boys high school with girls in it - by that I mean it went co-ed two years before I transferred. We had uniforms and our argument was not the knee length skirts or trousers - but the colors (maroon, navy, and grey) that we were limited too. Senior year we won and were able to wear whatever color blouse, pants (including chinos) skirt or sweater we wanted.

I don't disagree with "prep school" attire for all students but my reasons have to do with driving women to not worry about their appearance AND taking away "some" of the "class" differences in class.

If we had a national school uniform every student would be in white button down shirts and navy, black, or khaki chinos or skirts. Parents could buy these online very cheap.

That said - I never needed to see the remarks that were linked to. Really - referring to adolescent girls as the perpetrators of seduction in the class room? Really?

I'm not playing in that sandbox at DU anymore. I'm not flinging the sand with women or men who will not acknowledge their own participation in gender stereotypes and dismissal as women as either crones or sexual beings. Especially when it does to the sexualization of female minors.

That was a woman who posted that. .. pipoman Apr 2014 #1
Why would a woman make up a story about once being a 14 year old boy? Gravitycollapse Apr 2014 #6
She didn't pipoman Apr 2014 #13
Then what is she doing? Gravitycollapse Apr 2014 #14
Maybe you should reread the post pipoman Apr 2014 #15
I've read it many times. Would you like to divulge your secret or keep it ambiguous? Gravitycollapse Apr 2014 #16
2nd paragraph. .. pipoman Apr 2014 #17
You are reading the wrong post. The post I am talking about... Gravitycollapse Apr 2014 #25
ha. and i knew exactly what thread. no surprise. seabeyond Apr 2014 #2
I'm ignorant of this game. What the hell is going on? Gravitycollapse Apr 2014 #4
reinforcement of male dominance thru sexuality at all cost to maintain the roles we are seabeyond Apr 2014 #5
Lasciate ogni speranza, voi ch'entrate Tx4obama Apr 2014 #3
parecer que? seabeyond Apr 2014 #7
io non parlo spagnolo Tx4obama Apr 2014 #8
did i write, say what? i tried. no comprende. et tu? lol. bah hahahah. nt seabeyond Apr 2014 #9
i do not even get it. on the one hand talking biology, cant be helped. on the other, seabeyond Apr 2014 #10
The important thing gollygee Apr 2014 #19
The contradictions are running wild in that thread. MadrasT Apr 2014 #20
As a former teenage boy, I can assure you that how the girl dresses really doesn't matter. jeff47 Apr 2014 #26
The problem here is ALL us girls experienced the exact same. How comfortable is it for us to get all seabeyond Apr 2014 #27
Exactly. Why aren't any of those "poor boys" types crying about our poor adolescent girls? redqueen Apr 2014 #28
so fuggin in our face and obvious. and not ONE person said, you know. that is a duh. why.... seabeyond Apr 2014 #29
Ego yes, and also propping up this gender myth that so many love so damn much. redqueen Apr 2014 #34
"gender myth that so many love ""unreal how devoted people" seabeyond Apr 2014 #35
Adolescent girls are much the same, as a whole, I would think. They're just not as socialized nomorenomore08 Apr 2014 #31
Charming. ismnotwasm Apr 2014 #11
+1 Tuesday Afternoon Apr 2014 #23
A little ancient history never hurt anyone. Eleanors38 Apr 2014 #12
I trashed that thread yesterday JustAnotherGen Apr 2014 #18
Between the long term tolerance by admins and multiple juries of a sadistic, dim-witted, mentally Squinch Apr 2014 #21
this one.... sure enough seabeyond Apr 2014 #22
I totally understand, Squinch and I feel the same way. I think it bears repeating that there are Tuesday Afternoon Apr 2014 #24
oh noes.... tis torturous for 12, 13 yr old boys to be around girls. torturous i tell you. and seabeyond Apr 2014 #30
There's nothing wrong with an erection. But it doesn't mandate rudeness/creepiness either. nomorenomore08 Apr 2014 #32
and the "blurred lines" between GD and The Lounge are even more blurred ... Tuesday Afternoon Apr 2014 #33
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