Cover up or shut up

For ages, clothing has been apart of our daily lifestyle. Clothing keeps us warm, it makes us feel safe, it shields what we hold private from the rest of the world. Clothing is our armor, or shield to what the world and what others have against us, against judging eyes to hilly breezes. Clothing is without a doubt, important.

But as of late, the issue of clothing, and how much of it we wear, has brought us to war.

No, not an actual guns ablaze, tanks rolling in, bombing kind of war. It has brought to us a war of social, mental, and emotional proportions, and now, it even threatens our education. Can you believe that? Simple pieces of cloth, gone with a simple snip, are, apparently, a “threat” to our education.

But what wonder, is whose education. Continue reading