Impolite Society: Tackling the Taboo, One Rude Question at a Time

Why is Bush (and Most Other Body Hair) Banned?

April 19, 2021 Flyover Radio, Inc. Episode 11
Impolite Society: Tackling the Taboo, One Rude Question at a Time
Why is Bush (and Most Other Body Hair) Banned?
Show Notes

 Did you know there is a war going on? It’s fought every day, in every bathroom across the world. THE WAR ON HAIR. In this episode we answer your burning questions: When did women start getting rid of body hair? Who decided it wasn't ok to have it? And what can we do to change societal expectations for men and women? We also explore the wild world of merkins, the kingpin of the body hair industry,  and the invention of unrealistic beauty standards.

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Sources:

Body hair - Wikipedia

Why do women shave or groom their pubic hair? | SimpleHealth

The Sneaky, Manipulative History Of Why Women Started Shaving (bustle.com)

Why do women shave or groom their pubic hair? | SimpleHealth

13 Celebrities Who Embrace Their Body Hair | Glamour

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