Bootle boy sent home from school for wearing a sports bra

Mail Online | 7/13/2018 | Stephanie Linning For Mailonline
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A 15-year-old boy was sent home from school for wearing a sports bra in solidarity with a female classmate, it is claimed.

Schoolboy Raymond Deane and three friends chose to wear the underwear into Hugh Baird 14-16 College in Bootle, Merseyside, after a female pupil was disciplined and sent home for wearing a sports bra.

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His mother Kim Deane, 36, explained her son was left 'angry and upset' over how the girl had been treated and came up with the idea of wearing a sports bra in protest.

She said: 'Raymond thought that the girl should have been taken to one side and spoken to rather than disciplined in front of everyone.

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'He was upset because he thinks it is body shaming girls who are already insecure.'

Unbeknownst to Mrs Deane, Raymond came home from school and asked his sister and her friends for sports bras to wear at school the following day.

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She claims the four pupils were placed in isolation and told to either take off the sports bras and return to the classroom, or risk being sent home.

Mrs Deane continued: 'His friends took them off and went back to class, but he didn't and was sent home.

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'He said the girl kept walking past the isolation room and...
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