The lime-green jacket experience
And thoughts from others keeping Pride Month in mind
A lime-green textile served as my introduction to discrimination.
It was a hand-me-down ski jacket back in the early 1960s. It was reversible, but the black side was ripped. I didn’t care much for the lime-green colour, but my foster mom made me wear it to school, anyway. I was in Grade 4 or 5, and I had no idea what was coming when I wor…