Yes, School Dress Codes Are Sexist. But How Can We Fix Them?

There’s been a lot of talk lately about how school dress codes are sexist and homophobic. I couldn’t agree more, but so far I haven’t seen any concrete proposals for actually addressing this in schools. Uniforms are a great solution, but many schools don’t want to enforce uniforms, and from my discussions with other parents… Continue reading Yes, School Dress Codes Are Sexist. But How Can We Fix Them?

Audra Williams on gender neutral clothes

If gender neutral clothes are only made for and marketed to the parents of little girls, it is less a sign of gender equality and more an indication of the misogyny that is so ambient in our culture. There is such a devaluing of anything traditionally feminine that we’d rather chuck it out triumphantly than ever demean our boys with it.