University of ArizonaNorton School of Family and Consumer Sciences

Can a Boy Wear a Skirt to School?

Preliminary results from the Ford Foundation-funded “Gender, Sexuality and Conformity at Schools” project included in a story in the New York Times. Special thank you and recognition to Dr. Elisabeth Morgan Thompson and Psychology major Michelle Harris who conducted the analyses that were reported. These analyses are the preliminary findings for Michelle’s undergraduate honors thesis.
 

Story:A growing number of teenagers have been dressing to articulate gender identity and sexual orientation, confounding school officials, whose responses have ranged from indifference to applause to bans.

 

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