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An Open Letter To the Three Women Who Were Pointing and Laughing At My Hairy Legs on the Subway

When I boarded the 6 train last week, I made the unfortunate mistake of sitting across from you.

There were three of you: All of you appeared to be in your late 40s, and were busy chatting like old-school friends. 28 more words

BODY HAIR EXPERIENCE: ALOPECIA

Following The Guardian‘s ‘What I’m really thinking’ feature Chan See Ting discusses her alopecia with Singapore’s The Strait Times.

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BODY HAIR EXPERIENCE: HOW GROWING BACK MY BUSH HELPED ME EMBRACE MY WOMANHOOD

Whilst a tad concerned about the direct correlation between womanhood and body hair Sandra LaMorgese articulates her full embrace of the full bush is worth a read. 21 more words

Body Hair

Beauty

I feel how Beauty mutilates my body
Her silver blade indenting rough black dots on my skin
after scraping the thick, protective hair off — 230 more words

Poem

To Shave or Not to Shave, That is the Question: Act II

“Performativity has to do with repetition, very often with the repetition of oppressive and painful gender norms to force them to resignify. This is not freedom, but a question of how to work in the trap that one is inevitably in.” – Judith Butler, … 3,989 more words

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Injury

Injury.

It’s heart shattering for athletes isn’t it?

Having been through a severed achilles that sidelined me for the better part of a year, I know exactly how it feels. 245 more words