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The Girls Wore Fitted Cardigans, and the Boys Wore Comfortable Pullovers

Gendered clothing, fitting in, and body issues

Photo by Darya Sannikova from Pexels

Red was the color of the uniform, and red was the color I saw when I slammed my eyes shut in anger, counting numbers under my breath. The fabric was itchy, barely held together with coarse white thread, and tiny buttons hung loosely from its skin. The button holes…

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Debdutta Pal

Debdutta Pal

For 27 years, I lived somebody else’s life. Now reclaiming what is rightfully mine, one story at a time.