Sexist Quote Removed from Houston School

Houston Independent School District’s Gregory-Lincoln Education Center, up until a few days ago, had a sign above a row of lockers that reads, “The more you act like a lady, the more he’ll act like a gentleman.” A few days ago, Twitter user Lisa Beckman posted this to her personal account and wrote, “It's perpetuating horrible gender stereotypes, shaming women, and relinquishing boys of all responsibility. It's sexist, misogynistic, and discriminatory!” Fortunately, in a statement provided to Houston Public Media, the school agreed to remove the quote. Other teachers at the school agreed that the quote conveyed the disparaging message that girls need to take responsibility for what boys do to them. 

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