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Making a Political Statement with Fashion

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You may remember me posting this top in a post earlier this summer when I talked about daring to wear pieces that plus size women are told not to wear. This is one of my favorite tops, and I wear it quite often, either on its own or with a tank top. This top ended up also being a way for me to make a statement, which is something I think all fashionistas should absolutely do!

Favorite Crop top and rainbow fisherman’s hat

The first time I wore this combination was during Pride month. I just got the cute fisherman’s hat from Spencer’s and wanted to show it off. I saw this crop top in my pile of clothes to put away, got an idea and ran with it. It is subtle, but it has a point. It is political fashion, and it is a way to make a statement without saying a word.

As someone who identifies as bi, I want equality for everyone in the LGBTQIA+ community. I have been working at getting more involved and trying to find ways that I can lend support, which isn’t always easy for me as I still deal with social anxiety. However, I am slowly getting out more and meeting people and finding out about new ways to get involved. I feel I need to be more involved, partly because I don’t want anyone to ever feel like I did before coming out.

I grew up in a conservative area where being anything but straight was pretty frowned upon. When I came out, it was a relief in some ways, but it was also weird in other ways because some of my friends did not understand. I still remember when I announced my now husband and I were engaged, a friend of mine asked if my fiance was worried I would cheat on him with a girl. I had to explain that just because I was bi did not mean that I was just going to hit on anything that moves or cheat on someone. While there has been a lot of progress, many hetero people still don’t understand others that aren’t like them. People in the LGBTQIA+ community are still being discriminated and attacked (verbally and physically). For these reasons, I want to be vocal and be their for my other queer brothers and sisters.

Love is Love

So sometimes I use fashion to do just that. I wear something that might make people think a little bit or might even make them uncomfortable. I want them to be uncomfortable because that means that maybe they need to think about how they view what I am protesting.

If you use fashion to make a statement, what are some of the statements you are making? Please feel free to share with me in the comments below! Also, don’t forget to follow me on social media too!



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