Articles about 'body hair'

The F-Word stage blog: April 2018

The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in April

Lissy Lovett // 24 April 2018

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Pregnancy should be about birth, not body hair

There’s enough pressure on pregnant women to have the perfect birth without the worry of ‘embarrassing’ body hair, writes Laura Cooke

Guest Blogger // 9 December 2017

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It’s the pits – belly dancing and femininity

D.T. Dragon would rather not belly dance than change their appearance to suit norms of femininity

D. T. Dragon // 15 September 2014

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Armpits4August: Body hair, beauty myth and PCOS

Philippa writes about underarm hair, the beauty myth, Armpits4August and polycystic ovarian syndrome

Philippa Willitts // 21 July 2013

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Song of the day: India Arie – Video

"Sometimes I shave my legs and sometimes I don't"

Holly Combe // 12 September 2012

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My pregnant body: sexualisation and sanitisation

Yasmin reflects on how her pregnant body is viewed and portrayed by others.

Guest Blogger // 22 May 2012

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Am I not a feminist at all?

Guest blogger, Nicky Clark, discusses whether wanting a hair-free body makes her less of a feminist.

Guest Blogger // 2 May 2012

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Philippa talks about having polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Philippa Willitts // 10 May 2010

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Hairy Legs

Philippa talks about others' expectations that she would be ashamed of hair on her legs.

Philippa Willitts // 21 February 2010

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Broadcasting round-Up (Oxfordshire RTN, sex ed, body hair & Calendar Girls)

There have been a few radio ventures on the F-word front over the past week. You can catch Louise Livesey talking about last Friday’s Reclaim the Night in Oxford on...

Holly Combe // 10 November 2009

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