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Teen Girl Accuses Her School Of Slut Shaming After Being Sent Home Because Her Jorts Were Too Short

"They can pick and choose at random… which girls are filling out their clothes more…"

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Last week, Stocker was sent home for wearing these jean shorts. Two vice principals decided that her shorts did not pass the "finger-length test," which the school asks female students to use to judge appropriate clothing.

Stocker then hung up this sign in her school. It was up for only a few minutes before it was pulled down by the administration. That didn't stop a picture of it from going viral on Twitter and Tumblr.

Steven Colpitts, schools director for the Lester B. Pearson School Board, released a statement about the incident, saying that Stocker should have known better.

"It needs to be clear that this is always an opportunity for the school to make it a learning situation for the students... To sensitize them about hypersexualization, which is often a topic that is discussed and the students are well aware of."

According to the Beaconsfield administration, Stocker was suspended not just for the shorts, but for a series of infractions.

Judging by reactions on social media though, Stocker is probably not the last high schooler to speak up about the implications of high school dress codes.

Currently ranting about how the school dress code is making us a rape culture

had@HadleyMorden

Currently ranting about how the school dress code is making us a rape culture

11:04 AM - 29 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

It's summer, girls are gonna wear shorts and tank tops, dress code not allowing that is only perpetuating rape culture.

AM@demiIsperfectok

It's summer, girls are gonna wear shorts and tank tops, dress code not allowing that is only perpetuating rape culture.

1:58 AM - 27 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

If you don't know what rape culture is, dresscode is a perfect example of it.

Krysten. @Krys10Gee

If you don't know what rape culture is, dresscode is a perfect example of it.

7:00 PM - 01 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

how about we stop over sexualizing women's legs and shoulders!!! this dress code is #rapeculture!!!!

sarah macarthur@sarahmacarthurr

how about we stop over sexualizing women's legs and shoulders!!! this dress code is #rapeculture!!!!

4:07 PM - 30 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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