I spend a lot of time harping on the importance of clothes and fashion as symbols we use to communicate various points about ourselves and what we think/believe, but I’m not the only one: recently Liberty, the UK-based civil rights group, nominated a 13-year-old schoolboy from Cambridgeshire for their award for Human Rights Young Person of the Year. The reason? He wore a skirt to school for two days as an act of protest.
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