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CU Pride Festival puts on first clothing drive

The CU Pride Festival held its first clothing drive on Saturday to provide free clothes for attendees of all gender expressions.

By Brittney Nadler

September 8, 2014

For trans* people, finding clothing is not as easy as taking a trip to the nearest department store. That is why, for the first time, the CU Pride Festival began on Saturday with a clothing swap, welcoming individuals of all gender expressions. “Trans* folks have a really hard time getting clothes,”...