A shockingly normal prom dress. (photo via Opposing Views)

Clare Ettinger, a 17-year-old high school senior, won the Internet today with her blog post titled "F*ck the Patriarchy." (The site seems to be down at the moment, but here's a link to the cached post.) The wonderfully named guest post on her older sister's blog details the way Clare was unjustly kicked out of prom for inspiring lusty thoughts in the heads of male chaperones. 

Here's what happened. Ettinger, who is home-schooled, was planning to attend the Richmond Homeschool Prom (theme: "Twilight in Paris"), as she had the three previous years. Her boyfriend bought tickets, she picked out the perfect dress, and they showed up at the party with a few friends. Ettinger had searched everywhere for her sparkly silver dress, and paired with her blonde hair and red lipstick, she knew she looked great. "I'm a tall and fairly curvy girl and you know something? I looked hot," Ettinger writes. "Not trashy, but you definitely would look twice when I walked through a doorway."

Sources: Opposing Views | Wine & Marble