The British nation stood shocked this morning. No, it was nothing to do with us being back in recession or terrible results in our recent local elections for the ruling parties. The horror resulted from a woman, yes a woman, daring to be hairy on daytime TV. Student Emer O’Toole was exhibiting the product of ...
I am a human being who happens to be a woman. This means, like all other human beings (close to 7 billion of us!), I have body hair. So why are people so afraid of women’s body hair?
The Daily Mail slammed this unshorn celebrity for a lack of personal grooming. “Strangely the 42-year-old had well pedicured, smooth feet complete with newly-applied nail varnish, but had neglected to tend to the hair on her legs.” Who had the gall hide her shame under a golden dress?