Women’s body hair: our bodies, our choice

Recently, I made the decision to totally grow out all of my own body hair. Since then, I have experienced a whole array of reactions from family and friends. These have ranged dramatically between open disgust on one end of the spectrum, to very enthusiastic support on the other, with some others ambivalently resting somewhereContinue reading “Women’s body hair: our bodies, our choice”

Gender dysphoria: one woman’s understanding of a complex and not yet fully understood state

Gender dysphoria (GD) – typically characterised by clinically significant distress concerning mismatch between one’s biological sex and their perception of their own gender – is often overlooked in both LGBTQI+ and mainstream cultures. This is most likely due to great confusion surrounding what it is – confusion that persists even within gender specialists’ circles; afterContinue reading “Gender dysphoria: one woman’s understanding of a complex and not yet fully understood state”