• How Plaid Helped Shape My Queer Identity

    6 monthes ago - By Flare

    Lenti's very first plaid shirt
    When I was 14, all of my idols wore plaid. Twin sister indie duo Tegan and Sara often sported comfy flannels, monochrome in colour and buttoned up to their necks, sleeves rolled. Ellen Page wasn't out yet, but still rocked a collection of reds and blues layered over crew necks. And every cute lesbian on Tumblr seemed to own a plaid shirt in every colour of the rainbow.
    I wanted to be part of the plaid club. It was 2007, I had just come out to my mother, and I was dating a girl for the first time. And while my friends dressed in all-black everything , I...
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