A few weeks ago I wrote an article detailing the sexist nature of the Girls State program, which I attended last summer. Today I got called down to guidance and yelled at. Basically I was coerced into sort of admitting that I had done something wrong by writing this article. I was told that guidance was now doing “damage control” for the “fallout” I had caused with the American Legion Auxiliary and that I needed to apologize to them and stop writing negative things for the Gardner News. Apparently they also complained to Andres Caamano from the newspaper for his role in publishing my article in the voice page.
Well, I’m just not going to be able to take that I’m afraid. Although I was bullied and coerced into agreeing to things I didn’t want to agree to in guidance, I’ll do whatever the hell I want.
So ladies and gentlemen, for your reading pleasure, I present my article: