School Suspends Teen Boy for Carrying Purse. Why?

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Again, Here is something that is widely spread across the USA and other countries alike. What is this hurting?, is it worth a court trial or suspension (Loss of Education). Just because he wants to express his self, does he also have to be depressed by others. All of these controversial topics can lead to other rewards or consequences.

Dr. Rebecca Hains

For several weeks, an eighth-grade boy outside of Kansas City has been expressing his individuality by carrying a floral-print Vera Bradley purse. But yesterday, his assistant principal demanded he remove it. The boy refused, and he was immediately suspended from school.

This raises a question: Why is it a problem for a boy to carry a purse instead of a backpack if he wants to? By breaking gender stereotypes, he’s not hurting anyone. Instead, he’s showing the world that he has good self-esteem and self-confidence—that he is secure his identity.

Unfortunately, his school administrators’ actions show that they want to force a 13-year-old kid into stereotypical masculinity. Apparently, they value gender conformity over creativity and individuality.

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