Alexa Antopol writes via email:
Yesterday on the way to the 3 train for my morning commute, I noticed this sign stapled around a post on Kingston Avenue and Lincoln Place near the Magic Kingdom nursery school. I took the photos on the way home as my phone wasn't charged in the morning. By that time, the sign had slipped all the way down the pole to the ground. It was still there this morning.
• I live in Brooklyn, NY, a city with a heterogeneous population.
• I live a quiet, private life.
• I wear what I want to (what is most comfortable and appropriate) and have done so since I was old enough to purchase my own clothes.
• "Modesty," as defined by others, is not a consideration as I dress myself to face the day. I am capable of pulling together appropriate and flattering attire on my own, using my best judgement and taste.
• If one finds oneself offended by my attire, that's not my fault or my problem.
• Signs printed with demeaning and insulting subtext that my "immodest" attire is offensive to a particular group to which I do not belong are offensive to me.…
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