Dad Flips Out Over Daughter’s Dress Code Violation, So Cops Tase Him

Back-to-school time can be stressful for everyone, but it became especially stressful for one Greenfield, Ind. high school student when her father, irate over an issue with her school’s dress code, got into an argument with school administrators that ended with him being Tased. Thanks, Dad, for ruining high school. » 9/07/13 6:00pm 9/07/13 6:00pm

Major League Baseball's Dress Code Actually More of a Slut Ban

Concerned with an uptick journalistic sartorial sloppiness, before the 2012 baseball season began, a mixed gender panel of experts crafted a new dress code for reporters who talk to players in Major League locker rooms. This sounds like a pretty good idea on its surface — after all, who doesn't love rules about sleeve… » 10/17/12 2:50pm 10/17/12 2:50pm

Oxford University Changes Academic Dress Code for Transgender Students

Oxford University has changed one of its stodgier traditions so that now it's less arbitrarily stodgy than it was before — students taking exams or attending formal events will no longer have to wear ceremonial academic clothing that is specific to their gender. Men can now wear skirts and stockings, and women will… » 7/29/12 1:00pm 7/29/12 1:00pm

First Text by English Author for Women Readers Is a Slut-Shaming…

Four pages of a very old example of slut-shaming will go up for auction at Sotheby's next month, and it could be all yours if your Latin is up to par and you have about $900,000 in ancient manuscript fun-money lying around. De Laude Virginitatis (In Praise of Virginity) was written almost 1,300 years ago by an… » 6/17/12 1:00pm 6/17/12 1:00pm

High School Bans Cheerleaders From Wearing Uniforms To School

Administrators at San Jose's Piedmont Hills High school want girls to stop wearing super-short skirts to class — even though the school bought them. School officials have started cracking down on students who violate the dress code, but it seems no one bothered to read the policy before ordering the cheerleaders… » 9/14/11 10:00pm 9/14/11 10:00pm