Category Archives: hair

A letter to Heather Coldstream, age 14

Dear Heather, Yesterday you had a life-changing insight and I know it scared the shit out of you. You are not losing your mind. Yes, you are a transsexual. In 2017 we mostly call ourselves transgender or trans for short. … Continue reading

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Laser Facial Hair Removal, Months 5 Through 8

I’m way overdue for an update on this. I had purchased a package of six treatments, and I was seeing some great progress for sessions five and six. There was still major fallout of dark hairs happening after those treatments … Continue reading

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I cut my hair the other night. I’d been thinking about it for a few weeks, but had avoided actually doing it. I was afraid to cut it. Hair is a totem and a fetish in the spiritual sense, and … Continue reading

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