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Modest is Hottest–
How to create a culture that devalues girls AND boys

By: Linda Daniel D2L’s Stewards of Children training is based on the principle of taking risks and standing up for children. Marion Mayer, a junior at Lakeland Senior High School, did exactly that when she took a stand against the way her principle introduced the school’s dress code as “Modest is hottest,” and “Boys will be boys.” This high school student brought national attention to the issue, shedding light on gender sexual inequalities that still pervade our culture. In a Facebook post, Mayer addressed the …

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Polk Women Working to Stop Child Sex Abuse

Kim Alvarez, with Darkness to Light Stewards of Children, leads a training session teaching how to recognize and prevent child sexual abuse on Saturday at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office East Region Command in Winter Haven. About 30 people attended the session, at left, asking questions and commenting during a break in the training video. PAUL CRATE | LEDGER MEDIA GROUP PHOTOS By Gary White THE LEDGER Published: Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 9:35 p.m. Last Modified: Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 9:35 p.m. WINTER HAVEN | …

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