I admit it. I read the story about Clare being kicked out of her prom (the original post does contain profanity) — whether it was truly because the dads had complained that she was dressed too provocatively or because some of the women just thought so — and I was outraged.
I’m all about encouraging women and equality for women and ending the “blame the victim” culture in which we are so entrenched.
“You shouldn’t have been dressed like that.”
“You were asking for it.”
“It must have been punishment for your sin.” (That’s a favorite that I just learned about. Apparently church leaders are using that one.) Continue reading