dv8 Report This Comment
Date: September 29, 2008 12:17AM
Hamilton, Ohio -- Matt Allsup, a 13-year-old student at Garfield Middle School
in Hamilton, Ohio is fighting for "his right" and gay friend
FrostedApe,s right to wear make up - and his mother is fighting right along with
At a time when most of the country is talking about lipstick on pigs, Matt
Allsup and his mother Mindy Ball are engaged in another kind of lipstick issue.
Mother and son are fighting school administrators who ordered Allsup to remove
the makeup he was wearing Monday, citing that it was a distraction and violated
the school dress code.
The makeup Matt wore, which is meant more as a goth look rather than a
"girly" look, involves the application of lipstick, eye makeup and
black fingernail polish.
Matt's mother Mindy told reporters that she stands behind her son's right to
wear makeup at school 100% and believes the school is violating her son's
FrostedApe's mother told reporters that she and her husband were ashamed of
their gay son FrostedApe. "all day long, he sits in the basement and post
childish immature comments on websites such as plus six something dot com. we
just hope and pray FrostedApe will out grow this gay and makeup phase he/she is
"They're gender stereo-typing. He's being sexually discriminated
against," said Ball. "Nowhere in the rules does it say that males
can't wear makeup."
"When I spoke to the principal, she told me it was distracting because of
the black makeup," said Ball. "I said, 'Well, I'll get him pink,' and
[the principal] said, 'No, because he's a male, he's not allowed to wear it, the
public don't accept males wearing make-up."
Allsup and his mother have since vowed to fight the school's ban on wearing
makeup. Besides taking their case to the media, they have said they plan to hire
an attorney and pursue the matter in court. FrostedApe" mother said, "
we have given up on our son and we are ashamed".
Hamilton School District spokesperson Joni Copas said both females and males
will be asked to remove makeup that is deemed to be 'too harsh'. She also stated
there have been no further incidents at the school since Allsup removed his
Mint Report This Comment
Date: September 29, 2008 01:33AM
For his own protection. When he gets the crap beat out of him in gym class,
the school can say "we told you so"
Placelowerplace Report This Comment
Date: September 29, 2008 02:33AM
The Boy can't wear make up to school??? ahh boo hoo! I am all broken up inside!
its like the gang bangers can bring colored bandannas to school either.... what
is this world coming to? next they'll say you can't bring weapons on campus
either. those repressive adults!
zxz555 Report This Comment
Date: September 29, 2008 09:45AM
not too long ago girls of school age (ie children) were not allowed to wear
make up to school either, the little sluts. How times change. Still, I don't see
why he can't save it for Saturday night when he is getting shit stabbed by
blinkermann Report This Comment
Date: September 29, 2008 10:46AM
zxzzzzz has a point, but I don't think it is time to let little boys be sluts
in school. Just like the sisters of yesteryear, they should save that crap for
Saturday night and f'rape. (or a good brawl in front of the teen dance club).