Education - Gender Identity

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Gender Identity

Verbal Abuse

  • Lees - boys called girls 'slags' if they appeared to be sexually available, and 'drags' if they didn't.
  • Parker - boys were called 'gay' if they seemed friendly with girls.

Male Peer Groups

Mac an Ghaill - Working Class 'macho lads' were dismissive of other Working Class boys who worked hard and aspired to Middle Class careers, calling them '******** Achievers'. 

Teachers and Discipline

  • Haywood and Mac an Ghaill - male teachers told boys off for 'behaving like girls' and teased them when they gained lower marks than


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