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Too Much Cleavage for Prom, or Discrimination?
Fox News ^ | 6/5/13 | Fox News Insider

Posted on 06/05/2013 1:11:26 PM PDT by illiac

Washington high school senior Brittany Minder was hoping for a memorable prom night, and that's exactly what she got ... just not for the reasons she anticipated. School officials at the dance told Minder that she had one choice: she could either cover up her cleavage, or go home, telling her that her dress was in violation of their dress code.

The code allows for strapless dresses, but cleavage and midriffs must be covered. Minder argues that she was unfairly targeted because of her size and that she's limited as to what she can do to 'cover up.'

"I feel that it's because I am bigger chested, and there is more cleavage that you can see, and I don't know what I can do about that," she told a local reporter. "I felt self-conscious, and it took the magic out of the night."

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Education; Humor; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: chat; fashion; humor; prom; yesterday
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Wasn't this way when I was in high school....but, then again, neither had dirt been invented yet....
1 posted on 06/05/2013 1:11:26 PM PDT by illiac
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To: illiac

The girl is a ditz. It is perfectly possible to cover up cleavage if one is well endowed.


2 posted on 06/05/2013 1:14:13 PM PDT by lastchance ("Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis" St. Augustine)
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To: illiac

Can’t make a judgement without a photo


3 posted on 06/05/2013 1:14:35 PM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: illiac

Oh good grief. The busy bodies should have let her be instead of being bust police.


4 posted on 06/05/2013 1:15:37 PM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: wolfman23601

Vid at link....


5 posted on 06/05/2013 1:15:53 PM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: illiac

There was a girl dressed like a skank at my sons prom. She had to walk with her legs locked together to prevent her butt and crotch from falling out of the dress, I am so liberal with clothes its not funny, but this girl’s mom spent $500 so her daughter could look like a cheap hoe.


6 posted on 06/05/2013 1:16:00 PM PDT by chae (I was anti-Obama before it was cool)
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To: illiac
hung jury...
7 posted on 06/05/2013 1:16:21 PM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: Monterrosa-24

Busted!


8 posted on 06/05/2013 1:16:22 PM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: illiac

hmmm sounds like a really important national story. Is it just me or does it seem like Gretchen is being made to cover fluff pieces lately. She’s a very good interviewer and Dusey, though I love him, is not but he’s been doing all the heavy lifting.


9 posted on 06/05/2013 1:16:36 PM PDT by Mercat
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To: wolfman23601

Pretty ugly tent....


10 posted on 06/05/2013 1:17:03 PM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: illiac
Too Much Cleavage for Prom, or Discrimination?

Not enough dress.

Where's Dad?

I'll be damned if I'd let my daughter wear something like that (if I had one)

11 posted on 06/05/2013 1:17:17 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (The government rejects the natural law because it is an obstacle to its control over us.)
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To: illiac
The code allows for strapless dresses, but cleavage and midriffs must be covered. Minder argues that she was unfairly targeted because of her size and that she's limited as to what she can do to 'cover up.'

Not reported in this story is that the girl had a shawl with her and the school told her to wear the shawl.

She refused to comply and instead, left the prom and went home.

As near as I can tell, there's no rule that says that a prom dress must be low-cut and/or strapless. The choice of attire was hers.

12 posted on 06/05/2013 1:17:20 PM PDT by Ol' Dan Tucker (People should not be afraid of the government. Government should be afraid of the people)
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To: illiac

I am growing very tired of these stories this time of year. Some poof is upset he couldn’t bring a male date, some pervert is upset he can’t wear a dress, some hussy is upset she can’ have her boobs hanging all over the place . . . .


13 posted on 06/05/2013 1:17:21 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: wolfman23601

Is that her? She looks rather...porcine...


14 posted on 06/05/2013 1:17:26 PM PDT by mrs. a (It's a short life but a merry one...)
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To: illiac
May get pulled last the last thread, but here goes:
  1. The rules for dress were published beforehand,
  2. The dress she picked made no attempt to minimize cleavage, it actually accentuated it.
  3. She was allowed in, just required to cover with a shawl.

So, her evening was "ruined" because she was not allowed to show off her cleavage all night.

15 posted on 06/05/2013 1:17:49 PM PDT by 5thGenTexan
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To: lastchance

She’s not well endowed, she’s fat.

Looks like a blivet.


16 posted on 06/05/2013 1:18:13 PM PDT by occamrzr06
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To: wolfman23601

Yesterday’s thread had pictures.


17 posted on 06/05/2013 1:18:21 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: illiac
Given what I saw in that video I suspect that the school was correct.But she played the “race” card....or,more accurately,the “sizephobia” card.
18 posted on 06/05/2013 1:18:30 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: Monterrosa-24
Oh good grief. The busy bodies should have let her be instead of being bust police.

Yeah, that is so appropriate for a high school girl....NOT!

19 posted on 06/05/2013 1:19:02 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (The government rejects the natural law because it is an obstacle to its control over us.)
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To: Mercat

I have also noted this with Gretchen....plus some additional days off with a younger blond filling in for her...of course, the younger blond just happens to be the daughter of one of their doctors and their medical team coverage....


20 posted on 06/05/2013 1:19:42 PM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: mrs. a

That’s her. I actually like a little meat, but I can’t tell from the shot if she is just curvy or just obese.


21 posted on 06/05/2013 1:20:00 PM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: Las Vegas Ron
Where's Dad?

You rotten,judgmental,misogynistic....

22 posted on 06/05/2013 1:20:03 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: wolfman23601
Pretty girl, pretty dress; but, the dress is too small for her. A better fitting dress would have helped immensely.
23 posted on 06/05/2013 1:20:10 PM PDT by MWestMom (Psalms 109:8)
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To: Gay State Conservative
You rotten,judgmental,misogynistic....

Hehe...I wear the badge proudly ;)

24 posted on 06/05/2013 1:21:13 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (The government rejects the natural law because it is an obstacle to its control over us.)
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To: wolfman23601

Arm cleavage.


25 posted on 06/05/2013 1:21:20 PM PDT by Alaska Wolf (I)
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To: illiac
A large bust is harder to dress then a small bust. That is a given.

Having said that, having a bodice that only comes half way up your torso is going to leave a lot hanging out no matter how you are built.

26 posted on 06/05/2013 1:21:28 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Join AAAA : Americans Against Acronym Abuse)
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To: illiac
Washington high school senior Brittany Minder was hoping for a memorable mammoriable prom night...

Fixed.

27 posted on 06/05/2013 1:24:10 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: wolfman23601

I see the problem, and the school made the correct call.


28 posted on 06/05/2013 1:24:30 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: Alaska Wolf

Yup. Looks like Meghan McCain.


29 posted on 06/05/2013 1:25:15 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: lastchance

You’re dead wrong. I saw this girl on t.v. and she is no ditz. It showed her dress and you could tell that the poor girl has enormous breasts but the dress itself was not at all low cut. Some idiot educrat screwed up badly and ruined this poor girls prom.


30 posted on 06/05/2013 1:26:59 PM PDT by demkicker (My passion for freedom is stronger than that of Democrats whose obsession is to enslave me.)
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To: wolfman23601

No, you don’t want to see this unfortunate girl’s large breastes spilling out of her badly fitted gown

Like two hogs wrestling under a blanket and coming out for air


31 posted on 06/05/2013 1:27:25 PM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: illiac
Too Much Cleavage for Prom, or Discrimination?

She has too much of everything!
32 posted on 06/05/2013 1:28:36 PM PDT by ForAmerica (Texas Conservative Christian Black Man!)
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To: illiac

I’m always shocked at what parents will allow their daughters to wear in public. BTW, the girl could stand to lose a few pounds. If she weighs this much as a teen ager, what will she weigh when she’s middle aged? It’s not healthy.


33 posted on 06/05/2013 1:29:23 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: wolfman23601

I am more concerned about whatever that is hanging out over the dress into the armpit area. Ohhhh, I think it’s called FAT. Cover that nastiness up.


34 posted on 06/05/2013 1:30:16 PM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: FrdmLvr

I’m amazed at how my daughter in law dresses....not much hidden - even at work....


35 posted on 06/05/2013 1:30:50 PM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: Cyber Liberty
Yup. Looks like Meghan McCain.

You can't pour 18 ounces into a 12 ounce bottle.

36 posted on 06/05/2013 1:32:24 PM PDT by Alaska Wolf (I)
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To: wolfman23601

She’s asking for trouble wearing a strapless in high school.


37 posted on 06/05/2013 1:32:47 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: FrdmLvr

Is that you, Mayor Bloomberg?


38 posted on 06/05/2013 1:33:24 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: Alaska Wolf

But you can die trying... ;-)


39 posted on 06/05/2013 1:34:01 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: wolfman23601

If you’ve not been there, don’t judge. Very difficult to find clothing for big busted young women. Difficult enough for us older ones!


40 posted on 06/05/2013 1:35:49 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then!)
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To: illiac

For crying out loud, that was a modest dress compared to many. Let the girl have her evening. She felt pretty and it was really not that bad. Instead someone made a national case out of it.


41 posted on 06/05/2013 1:36:51 PM PDT by tioga
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Dad not only approved of that dress, he apparently drove her to Canada to buy it. Amazing.


42 posted on 06/05/2013 1:37:21 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: wolfman23601

Get a tarp, sweetie.


43 posted on 06/05/2013 1:37:31 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: wolfman23601

I’m sorry; but that dress does not fit that girl. When she has so much “stuff” hanging out around her underarm, that is just an ill fitting dress. It is also too low-cut for prom. Where is her mother? Did she buy this dress for her daughter?


44 posted on 06/05/2013 1:37:31 PM PDT by LibertarianLiz
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To: tioga
Instead someone made a national case out of it.

Yes. She did. By going and whining to the press.


45 posted on 06/05/2013 1:38:36 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: 1rudeboy

Hussy?

Did I fall asleep and we are back in 1940?

Non-story.

Ooooh. A girl with a low cut dress at a prom. Shocking.

I have a feeling that some of you who are calling her fat are not personal trainers or trips to Hollywood.


46 posted on 06/05/2013 1:38:57 PM PDT by sakic
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To: illiac
Oh, for heaven's sake. Women have been making their boobs apparant since Adam and Eve. I can't imagine a prom without some really bad fashion choices; it's part of the fun.

Back in the day, spaghetti strap dresses were the rage. So was dancing the twist. The combination made for some real interesting wardrobe malfunctions.

47 posted on 06/05/2013 1:39:42 PM PDT by grania
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Dad not only approved of that dress, he apparently drove her to Canada to buy it. Amazing.

I guess I missed that part, I read the story yesterday and there was no mention of the "Dad" part.

I just watched the video at the link and it said "parents".

Amazing is correct ;(

48 posted on 06/05/2013 1:43:17 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (The government rejects the natural law because it is an obstacle to its control over us.)
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To: LibertarianLiz
When she has so much “stuff” hanging out around her underarm, that is just an ill fitting dress.

It's pretty obvious that the dress is designed to accentuate the cleavage by pushing the breasts together. It looks like the dress is a good size or two too small to begin with, as well.

49 posted on 06/05/2013 1:43:27 PM PDT by CA Conservative (Texan by birth, Californian by circumstance)
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Where's Dad?
What planet have you been on for the last, oh, 40 decades?
50 posted on 06/05/2013 1:44:16 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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