By Savannah Smith  |  08-18-2018   News
Photo credit: @lbeckman | Youtube

A quote on a school wall in Houston, Texas caught the ire of social media users when it was posted online. The contentious quote has offended many people who described it as “sexist, mysogonistic [sic] and discriminatory.” Despite not knowing how to spell misogynistic, the group's uproar forced the school to immediately address the controversy.

The quote reads: “The more you act like a lady, the more he’ll act like a gentleman.”

It was posted on a wall at Gregory-Lincoln Education Center for the Performing and Visual Arts in the Houston Independent School District.

The Twitter user who triggered the uproar reacted to the quote and said online:

“It's perpetuating horrible gender stereotypes, shaming women, and relinquishing boys of all responsibility."

So-called “social justice warriors” were predictably quick to join the “revolt” @lbeckman started and soon flooded Twitter with their own reactions and opinions.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Quote from Sydney Biddle Barrows, an American businesswoman who became known as an escort agency owner under the name Sheila Devin; she later became known as the Mayflower Madam. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TheMoreYouKnow?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#TheMoreYouKnow</a></p>&mdash; Jolyn Brand (@jolyn3208) <a href="https://twitter.com/jolyn3208/status/1030567571773370368?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Jesus. That. Is infuriating</p>&mdash; Yikbug #basta (@Yikbug) <a href="https://twitter.com/Yikbug/status/1030584231821541376?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">What in holy hell is happening?! It&#39;s 2018 and this is still a thing? I&#39;m so glad I&#39;m raising a son to be a man who will never blame a woman for his behavior.</p>&mdash; CassCohen (@cohen_cass) <a href="https://twitter.com/cohen_cass/status/1030836977468289026?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 18, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Wow could this be anymore misogynist. Let&#39;s put the onus of women for men&#39;s inappropriate behavior. We need to find out who is responsible for this because it needs to stop immediately otherwise this school district is in the process of raising a whole generation of rapist.</p>&mdash; Danny Bee (@Ghoopmeister) <a href="https://twitter.com/Ghoopmeister/status/1030824506263326720?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 18, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">This is an irresponsible and sexist message to impressionable middle school students. Do you agree with this, <a href="https://twitter.com/RHONDAJN1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@RHONDAJN1</a>, HISD Board President? It should be removed immediately.</p>&mdash; CapableGirl (@CapableGirl) <a href="https://twitter.com/CapableGirl/status/1030856464175386624?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 18, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">They love to shame women. It’s awful.</p>&mdash; Stoned Alien (@nottacoper) <a href="https://twitter.com/nottacoper/status/1030831294140358657?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 18, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Ugh. Do we have to start all over again with the feminist movement ? We worked so hard to go fifty steps!</p>&mdash; Sara Bellomy (@SaraBellomy) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaraBellomy/status/1030866310215991296?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 18, 2018</a></blockquote>

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HISD was compelled to issue a statement on the controversy especially with all the noise going on on social media. It said: “Please be advised that the quote on the wall of Gregory Lincoln PK-5 Education Center has been removed. Overnight, the wall decal letters were taken down, the wall was floated out, and new slab of drywall was installed and painted.”

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The school is in Houston. They got embarrassed. Local news (Ft Worth) reported the principal apologized, called it inconsistent with their values and is taking it down.</p>&mdash; Sheer Force of Wil (@WilGafney) <a href="https://twitter.com/WilGafney/status/1030884193373511681?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 18, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The profile of the “crusading” @lbeckman reads: ”Marketer. Athlete. MBA. Friend. Improviser. Accidental Activist. I don't hate guns, I hate guns in the wrong hands. LA-Boulder-Philly-Houston." Well, predictably a social justice warrior and the results of her efforts may have pleased her a lot, with thousands of comments and reactions online.

Other social media users chose to react on the extreme responses of those who got offended, with some saying they already find the comments bordering on the comical. There were mocking views, too.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Evidently &quot;nasty women&quot; who dress up in vagina costumes are not fans of the following quote: &quot;The more you act like a lady, the more he&#39;ll act like a gentleman.&quot; <a href="https://t.co/ncVOUtM5dz">pic.twitter.com/ncVOUtM5dz</a></p>&mdash; Renee Nal (@ReneeNal) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReneeNal/status/1030889055280656385?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 18, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Whats the best way to deal with all those hysterical offended woman <a href="https://twitter.com/Robbin_Young?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Robbin_Young</a></p>&mdash; Arjan Vrieze (@ArjanVrieze) <a href="https://twitter.com/ArjanVrieze/status/1030901100357054465?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 18, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">It’s not an appropriate quote but the outrage over it in this thread borders on comical.</p>&mdash; Patrick Sheltra (@100ThingsUtah) <a href="https://twitter.com/100ThingsUtah/status/1030838660474667009?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 18, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The quote is attributed to Sydney Biddle Barrows, an American businesswoman, management consultant, and writer. Some are also saying on social media that Barrows became an escort agency owner.

Source:

https://www.click2houston.com/news/quote-on-wall-of-hisd-middle-school-is-sexist-mysogonistic-discriminatory-woman-says

[tw_tgs] #MAGA #KeepAmericaGreat! #Texas #SocialJusticeWarriors #SexistQuote #TwitterUproar #SchoolNews [/tw_tags]

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Anonymous No. 34360 1534633333

It is a simple fact that has been part of society for a 1000 years.

If act and dress like a Thug or Slut expected to be treated like a Thug or a Slut.

It is natural for People wisely avoid looking for the 1 in 100,000 exception to the rule.

Anonymous No. 34363 1534637625

Hey all you pink pussies….get over yourselves. There's a new sheriff in town and the people ain't gonna take it any more. You have the right to continue to caterwaul your dislike but its not gonna change one damn thing. Real women prefer gentlemen.

Anonymous No. 34395 1534673660

Gender stereotypes? A girl is a girl and a boy is a boy, two sexes exist and that is it. Silly creeps like bradly manning read some history… When a mans nuts are removed he BECOMES A EUNUCH NOT A FEMALE YA FUCKIN CRETINS . Literally they are trying to rewrite the past and setup the nxt generation to fail.

J A No. 34441 1534690657

This lady falls under the following, Cant Understand Normal Thinking.

We had to wear little caps when I was in the military that followed the acronym.

YYZ No. 34363 1534718231
The instigators at the top - above the MSM and Social media and many elected politicians, their Mission Statement : Sowing division amongst the races/sexes/generations etc etc. If the left wasn't busy trying to convince everyone they are victims, they'd have NO purpose for existence.
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