Schools around the United States really need to get it together when it comes to dress codes.
Now, a student who's been a victim of this ridiculous gender-based hypocrisy is standing up to her school — and she went viral, of course.
On September 26, 2017, high school senior Eleanor took to Twitter after her senior portrait was deemed "too inappropriate" by her school.
here's my senior picture. because you can see my part of my brallette, it was "too inappropriate". yet, here's the… https://t.co/KJayNzV7lY— eleanor (@eleanor)1506447317.0
She posted the senior portrait in question.
via: TwitterEleanor is posing in a field with some flowers, but because a lacy swath of bralette is visible — mind you, a lacy swath that's covering her body — it was labeled "inappropriate."
Meanwhile, the entire men's swim team posed nearly-naked in Speedos.
via: TwitterNot that there would be anything wrong with that — if the school recognized that there's nothing wrong with Eleanor's very modest, covered-up senior portrait. But alas, they did not.
Eleanor clarified that she has nothing against the guys' swim team.
my tweet wasnt to call out the boys its abt the school saying my pic wasnt ok but they show way more skin and get their pic seen a lot more— eleanor (@eleanor)1506552295.0
Eleanor, bolstered by discussions with teachers and friends, decided to take her complaint off of Twitter and straight to the principal of her school.
@madeinHAWAII_ talked to teachers and friends, and i'm gunna go talk to the principle with a fully prepared argument 😂😂— eleanor (@eleanor)1506486128.0
One Twitter user pointed out just how illogical the school's policy is.Eleanor was covered up. The men's swim team was not. Eleanor was only told her photo was inappropriate because of sexism. End of story.
This person had a slightly more creative solution for Eleanor.Aside from the fact that that bathing suit... has issues, it does highlight the fact that men's bodies are rarely over-sexualized the way women's bodies are.
Basically the whole Internet — including this GIF of Drake — stood up for Eleanor and her cause.
@elfitzwilliams YES GIRL STAND UP https://t.co/Ny54U274Up— KTuck ❄ (@KTuck ❄)1506551379.0