Human Parts
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Human Parts

Cutting My Hair Set Me Free

My extra-long locks were a symbol of ownership and dominance, which is why I chopped my tailbone-touching mane

II used to be the Girl With The Pretty Long Hair. I got compliments all the time. Strangers stroked my hair and commented on how beautiful it was. They gushed that if they had hair like mine, they would never, ever dare to cut it.



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Maya Strong

Intersectional feminist. Everyday activist. Out/proud enby queer. They/Them. For the rest of the story, read my words. Say hi at 💜