This is ‘modesty’ gone creepy and inappropriate.
MT. ORAB, Ohio (WKRC-TV) – A seventh grader’s choice of dress to a school dance is causing a firestorm in one Ohio community.
Ari Waters says she carefully chose a yellow dress to wear to a dance at Mt. Orab Middle School.
“The yellow dress was just right for me. It fit me perfectly. It wasn’t inappropriate,” she said.
When she arrived at the dance, a teacher told her to put her coat on over her sleeveless dress.
Ari asked her mother to pick her up because she felt singled out, being told to cover up when she says more revealing outfits were allowed.
Gina Waters, Ari’s mother, said she demanded an explanation from the school’s vice principal.
“I said, ‘What’s wrong with her bare arms?’ And she said, ‘They are sexual objects.’ And I said, ‘Whoa, wait a minute,” Gina Waters said.
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