My fingernails have made my femininity more visible, both to other people and to me. Growing out my nails started as an experiment. Five months ago, I was in Boston for the weekend to give a talk at Harvard. I was fixated. The nails totally changed the shape and movement of their hands, making them seem so much longer, daintier, and more elegant. I left Boston that weekend curious about growing out my own nails, just to see what would happen.
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An openly gay Texas teenager called out his high school after he was given in-school suspension for wearing nail polish. Trevor Wilkinson, 17, said he originally received the suspension on Monday after he returned from Thanksgiving break with his nails painted, which violates his school's dress code. That same day, the Clyde High School senior created a Change. The Clyde Consolidated Independent School District did not comment on the incident with Wilkinson but said in a statement Friday that it "conducts a diligent and thoughtful review" of its dress code policy on an annual basis.
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