I hear you! Ever since I was a very young man and moved to Berlin, where I noticed women often did not shave their legs or armpits, I’ve wondered why women’s body hair has to be such a big deal.

I don’t even pretend to understand it. I do know it’s cultural, though, and not universal.

Of course, I’m a gay man who doesn’t have a dog in the fight, sexually speaking anyway.

I do appreciate it when my own male sexual partners trim their pubic hair, what I think that’s kind of a different thing. I don’t want the hair not to be there, I just don’t want it getting in the way. Lol

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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