Reflections on Body Hair: Part 1
Body hair is simple human anatomy. But for the last 100 years, it's become a complicated part of cisgender women's and girls' lives. Following marketing standards set for women in 1915, many are constantly thinking about how to wax, shave, sugar, and laser it off.
Others choose to let our body hair grow, but that mode of acceptance is often met with comments about our bravery — because it takes courage to allow our bodies to be.
In today's time, teaching women and girls to feel embarrassed of our bodies is an effective ad strategy that pushes us to…