Brazilian Students Skirt Around Discriminatory Dress Code

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Brazilian Students Skirt Around Discriminatory Dress Code

Postby MrNaturalAZ » Tue Sep 30, 2014 1:59 am

Maria Muniz, a 17-year-old student in Rio de Janeiro wore a skirt to school, which is typically not a problem, except that Maria is transgendered. According to her school’s dress code, a “male” student cannot wear a skirt. Maria was fined by school officials for the infraction, and forced to change in to trousers, which illustrates established ideas about gender and masculinity in the region.

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Includes a great photo of schoolboys in skirts!
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