Boy fights to wear skirt to school

I totally kicked it with the kind of boys that would have worn a skirt to high school. I remember like it was yesterday.
via Salon.

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  • yellownumber5

    I’ve always found it to be hilarious how people will freak out at a guy who wears a skirt to school. I guess if you’re not rigid enough about enforcing gender roles during these formative years…they might go on and wear skirts in their adult lives? So what?

  • Nymphalidae

    My high school boyfriend sometimes wore my dresses. I don’t remember anybody making a big deal out of it.

  • smar

    Has anyone else read The Obnoxious Jerks. Fun, cheesy teen novel from the 80’s about a group of High School friends. They do this at one point, at their school, and get the rule changed to allow shorts. I guess society has advanced since then.

  • smar

    Oops! There should have been a question mark after that first statement. Punctuation is my fickle friend.

  • racya

    My Friend Harley was thrown out of highschool for whereing a skirt to class.

  • l.e. lyons

    I assume the types of people who don’t want men/boys to wear skirts are the same types of people who didn’t want women/girls to wear pants back in the day. I’m glad to see a guy standing up for that right. I would love to see as many guys wearing skirts as women wearing pants!

  • SonicJMC

    I’d wear a skirt more often if I just had some encouragement. I like my long skirt, but somewhere in my brain is fear of not fitting in, which is sad.
    Send me some encouragement.

  • Cheerskirt

    I like wearing cheerleading outfits and cheerleading skirts because they feel so good and are very comfortable.

  • werechick

    I’m not a fan of skirts for myself, even though I am female and thus socially encouraged to be. But if men chose to wear them, it’s not in my nature to mock them for it. Rock on.

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