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Downtown Barrie nightclub called out over promotion of ‘naughty schoolgirl’ night

Local advocate questions why event would even be considered.

Michèle Newton, a local public speaker and co-founder/chair of the advocacy group Making Change, posted a picture of the marquee on Instagram, and told Simcoe.com she had a few questions as soon as she saw the signage.

“I immediately just thought, ‘Why are we sexualizing women and girls? Why are we encouraging school-aged engagement in a club, in a bar?’ It just really made me mad,” she said in a coffee shop several doors down the street from the Queens.

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