well it basically says all heterosexual girls are uncool. I don't belive that subtly harrassing a group that is socially more accepted is as bad as harrassing a minority and I do think there are such things as jokes, but it IS a bigoted statement...and I totally agree with her having to cover it up in school.
@paradisepoison - well....technically.. students don't have all the rights at school as they have outside of school. Clearly, it would be unacceptable for a shirt to read "I f--k boys" or "I f--k girls". It would have nothing to do with the sexual preferences expressed but everything to do with acceptable language. Shirts can't have profanity at school. Most schools ban any sexual references on shirts. For instance, a shirt reading "I blow boys..." couldn't be worn, even if it said "...kisses." on the back. So, the question would be does the word, lesbian, imply sex between two females. Seems like that answer would be left up to the judgement of whoever has that authority at that specific school. If you want to claim that love implies sex... I love math.
I don't think all cool girls are lesbians, but all the lesbians I know are without a doubt the coolest.
The reason they made her cover it up was because they said it would cause a distraction in the classroom. However most kids should be looking ahead and not what is written on someone's shirt so I don't really see the issue. It's a true statement anyway, at least when I was in high school. All the girls who were the most popular did end up being lesbians xD
Stupid fucking kids. All American schools should adopt a uniform policy like every other nation in the world. This "self identity" bullshit that Americans are so obsessed with causes nothing but problems.
Look at all Asian schools, the students there don't cause a ruckus about clothes and their education level is leagues beyond American schools.
NO that is a evil satanic shirt! and it goes against god!
We should wear shirts everyday that say "I worship an invisible loving omnipotent god who ordered mass murder because he and his all powerfullness could not handle them." ooh or "Fuck this shitty crap and may it be damned in to the deepest layer of a sluts vagina where it can never be heard from again."
@crazy2love - "No, it shouldn't be banned. That's discrimination. I would sue."
Anti-LGBT discrimination laws vary widely from state to state. Though, being a public high school, there is definitely a strong argument that the school's viewpoint censorship violates the 1st Amendment of the United States Constitution.
Technically, due to an issue of free speech, I have been told (even in training for work that involves being around college age students) that you cannot ask someone to conceal the writing on whatever apparel they are wearing. Even if it was completely hateful, it turns out I could not ask I student to conceal a message printed on their clothing because they could argue that I am infringing upon their freedom of speech. It is kind of a double edged sword, stupid that relatively harmless shirts like this one can cause a fuss when technically even if the shirt displayed messages that were anti-gay, racist or any other type of actual hate messages you could not ask an inferior to cover it up.
Maybe if it simply said I Love Girls it would have been more acceptable? I don't know. Despite the fact so many people have fought for gay rights & the like..public schools are still far behind on the tolerance levels. It sucks. Perhaps the idea that "All cool girls are lesbians" in the schools eyes are saying "ONLY" the cool girls are lesbians, meaning if you aren't a lesbian you aren't cool. This could really be a case of not wanting to make people feel that if they aren't gay or lesbian or whatever they aren't cool. Again, that's only speculation. It could be an act of discrimination. I would follow up with the school & see what they have to say about it.