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Being a Child of the South Asian Diaspora Means Having Different Wardrobes

It was in California that I realized my liberation was tied to my choice in clothing

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DDuring my teen years in New York City, I would take frequent trips to a local McDonald’s to use its public bathroom. There, I would shed layers of clothing and switch into a miniskirt before going…




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Nancy Uddin

Nancy Uddin

Nancy is a journalist whose work has appeared in publications including HuffPost, Dazed, and Nylon. She is based in New York City.

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