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15. Do you address anything political in the way you dress?

I think how we all dress is totally politicized, especially inasmuch as our expressed identity and perceived ideas are political! I still hold revulsion towards the (old, gender normative, but also persistent) idea that women have to *try hard* and men do not. I guess I like to reserve the right to not dress entirely one way or another, to have some outfits that are contradictory, and have that all be me, represent me. Not being coherent.

No its not.

I throw modesty to the wind to spite conservative dressers (and people). I also dress in a kind of masculine way sometimes because I think gender is a sham.

Yes, I think dressing has to do with power. I like wearing office clothes because it is the opposite to my life - I am a poor artist. I think I am confusing the corporate power dressing system in a way.

Sometimes I like to wear my "March for our Lives" tee shirt but that is about the only political thing I wear. I get nervous wearing it sometimes because I live in a very conservative part of Florida and I am always worried some mean and angry person is going to be mean and angry to me because of my shirt. But mostly I smile and think of the amazing kids who are a part of this movement and I am glad to be a part of it and to support it in the way that I can.

My hair (dreadlocs - freedom and revolution). Also, my love for African prints (I hope that I can say that the African pride is rising with my clothing)

I dress with self-possession; that is a radical act.

I have a couple t-shirts with slogans, I guess. Feminist ones and liberal ideas.

I leave most of my body uncovered in a Muslim country.

Futch. Not femme, not butch. Kind of a bro look but without the salmon shorts.

Not particularly, although I do feel very strongly about letting women wear whatever they want to, and not sexualizing their bodies.

On the Fourth of July, I can get away with wearing red, white, and blue at the same time.

Well, the way I dress is not straight. In Europe right-wing people tend to dress more straightly than left-wing people. So I guess I look slightly leftish, although I am not covered in self-knitted woolen cloaks. In fact, politically I am somewhere in the middle. Except that I believe - correct: that I know - that CLIMATE CHANGE IS THE GREATEST THREAT MANKIND HAS EVER FACED.

no.

I like to paint on/distress my own clothes and I have a lot of ideas for political stances/statements to put on a t-shirt but I never do them.

no

Yes I used to live in Islamic country which the official dress was uniform.

I do my own thing. What on earth does politics have to do with the way I dress?

No.

i don't like exposing my body; i am pretty modest. it's uncomfortable to me to be revealing because i do not want to be sexualized at all. i think it is a survival strategy. i want to downplay my body because it is very frightening to have people objectify me or see me as a sexual being.

Probably. I do dress to please myself, which can get pretty outlandish some days. And I do cosplay, which has it's political aspects to it.

I do know how to dress to fit in. And I always feel like I'm in drag when I do.

no

I'm afraid there is not.

Maybe. I don't want to look too feminine, or feminine at all. I want people to concentrate to how I think, not how I look.

I don't believe so.

Not that I know of?

Not really but I like and support several small Indian designers and labels - that I wear with pride and advocate where ever I am

not in the slightest

not too feminin

People tell me I remind them of Rosie the Riveter. I am not afraid to make fun of myself with silly sushi printed tops (BIG compliments on that one,) or one of my favorite sweaters that boasts in big white letters LAST PLACE. I am not afraid to look beautiful, purposeful, and done up during the day. Children like to point out my dark purple lipstick at the grocery store. Other than that, my political views are pretty clear when you talk to me. I am very opinionated.

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