May 05, 2023

As A Black Trans Girl, My Hair Journey Led To A Rebirth

Hair was my gateway into my identity as a trans woman. Like a trusted confidante, it whispered to me to embark on my own "going natural" phase, and I decided during my freshman year of college to stop lining up and cutting my hair.

My hair presents me with a communal love and reservoir of self-confidence fostered by the Black women around me who share their own experiences.