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To shave or not to shave

It’s been a long time since I last shaved my legs.  Not long enough that dinosaurs might have been roaming the earth but long enough that I knew it was going to take more than one razor and quite a lot of bending over. 646 more words


Body Hair in Art

In the next few posts, I’ll explore body hair in art history, especially on images of women. No this isn’t a post about puberty like one of those books parents toss to their kids because they’re afraid of  481 more words


Model Threatened for Unshaved Legs - Why Am I Not Surprised?

TW: rape culture. CW: mention of sexual assault threats and cisnormativity.

A few weeks ago, photographer and model Arvida Byström appeared in the new adidas “Icons of Tomorrow” campaign… 518 more words

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Thursday Thoughts - On A Hairy Note

When that man (yes, I am sure it was a man!) decided that women should be perfectly hair free of the leg, underarm and facial region, what right did he have?! 283 more words


Macro Monday

Anyone that knows me well knows that I hate spiders immensely. I, on the other hand, was looking for things to photograph so I had to bite my tongue on this one. 89 more words


The Queer Rebellion of Embracing Your Body As It Is

There are two things I never thought I’d do:  go bare legged in public without shaving, and wear short shorts.

I did both of these things last weekend, while playing in a roller derby tournament.  1,112 more words

Population crisis and hairy legs

I’ve got a population crisis in my stick insect habitat. It’s swarming with them now and there’s a range of sizes so this is more than just one lot of offspring. 167 more words