Female bodybuilders in America are prohibited from wearing thong or T-back swimsuits if contests are being filmed for television, otherwise they are allowed to do so by certain fitness organizations.
Social impact of thong underwear
The professor challenged the school in court. Liberating Sex from Religious Tradition. Ina female high school vice principal in San Diego physically checked up to female students' underwear  as they entered the school for a dance, with or without student permission, causing an uproar among students and some parents and eliciting an investigation by the school into the vice principal's conduct. Ambrose Academya Roman Catholic middle school and high school in Madison, Wisconsinspecifically addresses swimsuits with "thong-cut legs" as inappropriate. The s saw a rise in the popularity of thongs among younger girls, who have been dubbed "thong feminists" by comedian Janeane Garofalo.