No one is better at recognizing and calling out the double standards that dress codes so often enforce than the students they are enforced upon. When Eleanor Fitzwilliams tweeted about the hypocrisy at her school, she found plenty of recognition and support.
What started out as a simple tweet has evolved into something greater, she says. Fitzwilliams says the amount of replies she’s received is truly significant. “This has turned out to be more than just my picture not making my yearbook, but more about the sexualization of young people’s bodies across the country.”