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High School Sends Body-Shaming Threat To Graduating Females

Seniors at Biglerville High School, in Biglerville, Pennsylvania are gearing up to graduate this week, but a letter they received detailing the ceremony's dress code at their graduation practice on Tuesday has some female students feeling upset and uncomfortable instead of pumped for their big day.

Under the "Ladies" section of the dress code, the guidelines state that girls should wear clothes that cover their bellies and breasts. But it's not the actual rules that are sparking outrage, it's the degrading and sexist language used to explain them.

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"No bellies showing, keep 'the girls' covered and supported," the letter states. "Make sure that nothing is so small that all your bits and pieces are hanging out."

As if girls' body parts being referred to as "the girls" and "bits and pieces" wasn't bad enough, the letter quickly verges into major body shaming territory. "Please remember as you select an outfit... that we don't want to be looking at 'sausage rolls'... As you get dressed remember that you can't put 10 pounds of mud in a five-pound sack."

Referring to girl's body size as "sausage rolls" or equating body weight to mud is incredibly offensive, and both students and their parents are outraged and speaking out. "You're supposed to feel safe and comfortable [at school]. For a letter like that to come from the administration is really appalling," Brianna Burtop, the senior who originally posted the photo of the rules online, toldABC27.The letter borders on "sexual harassment," according to Brianna.

The school's administration quickly released a statement apologizing for the letter. "The administration acknowledges that some individuals have found certain language in the document to be inappropriate or in poor taste.... the document was drafted years ago, and the author of the document has since retired," the statement said, promising that the administration will be taking action to fix the situation and hope it doesn't distract from the dignity of the ceremony.

Still, many students are outraged that the letter, which, according to Brianna, borders on "sexual harassment" was allowed to circulate in the first place. "I'm surprised no one has stopped it at this point. Just reading it is so offensive," Brianna said.

Still, she refuses to let it take away from her big day, saying, "I just want the paper changed and for them to apologize to these girls because as 18-year-olds we're all insecure and impressionable."

We couldn't have said it better ourselves, Brianna.





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Date: 09.12.2018, 19:47 / Views: 35191