This Dress Code ‘Violation’ Is Just Plain Ridiculous

","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Emily, being a straight a straight-A student and part of her school’s student parliament is outraged, as are we.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"“The reason I tweeted the picture was not to shame my deputy head but to make people aware of the everyday sexism girls often face,” Baldwin said. “A lot of people think that it’s just a dress code but it’s a lot more than that; it’s objectifying young women who are just trying to earn an education. None of [these girls] can change the length of their arms or legs or the fact that they have boobs so superficially calling them out for doing so is just wrong.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Where do we even begin? While I won’t get into the topic of “how short skirts should be to be acceptable,” Emily’s outfit is showing no skin at all. While the skirt may be above the knee (which is fine!), she has leggings underneath and is not, in any way, being at all “provocative.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"“I was outraged by this, and so were many parents who had to come to pick their children up from the sixth form and so I joined the angry mob of parents and told the Deputy Head that it was wrong to sexualize our arms, our legs, our shoulders etc and that buying all new clothes was not feasible for many students,” Emily explained.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"And so it still stands: #StopOldWhiteMen2017.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"},{"text":"North Farmington High School NFID18: Must-See Tweets & Details","level":3,"displayType":"header"}]}]; var articleType = 'ARTICLE'; var favoriteImage = ''; var articleDescription = 'Brace yourselves, readers, because old white men have struck again! Surprise, surprise.'; var slide_index = parseInt(0); var slide_json = createSlides(slides, articleType, favoriteImage); var initial_slide = slide_index; var initial_url = location.pathname +; var base_url = '/2017/11/09/emily-baldwin-dress-code-violation-twitter-reaction-tweets/'; var next_gallery = '/2016/12/23/ex-brings-erotic-photos-to-exs-wedding-details-photos/'; var first_load = true; var has_scrolled = false; var title = "This Dress Code ‘Violation’ Is Just Plain Ridiculous"; var path = base_url