To shave or not to shave? Janu-hairy celebrates the choice

Every year, January is filled with desperate attempts to stick to New Years’ resolutions before completely giving up in February. Dry January and Veganuary are both movements attempting to capture these efforts and create a community of people all working towards a similar final goal. A recent addition is the Janu-hairy movement, originating with Laura […]

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The politics of women’s body hair: our writers share their experiences

As a blonde woman, I’ve always been lucky with my body hair in that everyone insists (pretends) they can’t see it. But as an Irish woman, I’ve got thick coarse body hair to match the mane on my head. Despite this, I always thought my relationship with my body hair was fine: I sometimes shaved […]