“As students, we’ve been trying to progress, and I think the school system should catch up as well.”

On Monday, these prom dress code flyers appeared on the walls of Stanton College Prep, a public high school in Jacksonville, Florida.

On Monday, these prom dress code flyers appeared on the walls of Stanton College Prep, a public high school in Jacksonville, Florida.

Three of the flyers showed prom dresses with low backs, plunging necklines, and a leg slit. They said, "Going to Stanton Prom? NO YOU'RE NOT."

A fourth poster shows a sleeveless gown, accompanied with text: "Going to Stanton Prom? YES YOU ARE. GOOD GIRL."

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Lily Willingham, an 18-year-old senior at the high school, found out about the posters in a group text with some friends — and she was livid.

Lily Willingham, an 18-year-old senior at the high school, found out about the posters in a group text with some friends — and she was livid.

"I saw it, and I was like, 'This is a joke. Are you kidding me?'" she told BuzzFeed News. "I was immediately so angry."

Willingham said dress code rules anger her due to their role in the over-sexualization of young women — and because those rules are rarely enforced for male students.

"I feel like that’s just demeaning — not just to women, but to men as well. They’re not animals, they can handle themselves!" she said.

"It’s a very outdated rule that needs to be updated," Willingham added. "As students, we’ve been trying to progress, and I think the school system should catch up as well."

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Also, the prom is on Saturday, and most students have already bought their dresses.

"When everyone else found out, they were all as equally angry as I was," she said.

By the end of the day, they'd all been ripped down. It is still not known who put them up.


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