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Opting Out of the Beauty Myth

At the Independent, Charlotte Raven wonders whether the choices available to western (in this case British) women have gotten narrower in spite of feminism. The following quote struck me in particular: The pervasive fashion for porn-star depilation (and vaginal cosmetic … Continue reading

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The War on Long Hair

The New York Times asks the question Why can’t middle-aged women have long hair? As a long-haired person myself (mine goes down to my hip), I agree with the author. Though the pressure on women to cut long hair doesn’t … Continue reading

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