Tuesday, March 29, 2011

School now says girl can wear tux to prom

Louisiana - A Terrebonne Parish girl will be allowed to wear a tuxedo to her senior prom after all. Nason Authement, parish secondary education supervisor, says an exception to the policy that boys must wear tuxes or suits and girls must wear dresses or gowns will be made for 19-year-old Monique Verdin. Authement says the policy is based on long-held tradition, but will probably be changed now that attorneys have said it would not hold up in court. The ACLU of Louisiana says schools barring girls in tuxes or boys in dresses, or barring same-sex dates, are in violation of the law.  More…

1 comment:

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Schools have no right to shove gender identity down our throats. As long as the girl is formal (and covered) I don't see what the problem is.

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