Shorter and Shorter

Someone wrote…

I’ve always identified as deeply femme but went into a hair salon a few days ago and kept asking the stylist to cut my hair shorter and shorter and shorter until there was almost nothing left. When I left I wiped off all of my makeup and couldn’t recognize my reflection in store windows. I went to my partner’s house and put on his dress pants and oxford shirts and cried. “Oh my god,” I thought to myself, “I am finally in my real body.”

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on September 6th, 2012 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice 2 comments »

2 Responses to “Shorter and Shorter”

  1. Anonymous

    Femmes can totally have short hair and come in all kinds of bodies :D


  2. Meike

    Or different clothes! Some of the most beautiful femmes I know have crazy hair and the weirdest, most unique fashion senses. Just because you’re femme, it doesn’t mean you have to be the stereotypical femme!


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