Nude Positive
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Nude Positive

I haven’t shaved my armpits or legs for a year.

The world didn’t end, and men weren’t put off.

A pale white woman stands in front of flowered wallpaper with her arm in the air, revealing a hairy armpit. The woman is mostly out of frame (only parts of her right arm, right ear, neck, face, and chest can be seen). The woman is wearing a dark blue tank top. Photo of author by author.

Maybe it would surprise you if you saw me — especially if you’re a young person who has been deceived into thinking only models and actors have sex— but I have never had a dearth of men who find me sexually attractive. Not when I was underage, not when I was a lesbian, not when I was in a committed…

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Jacquette Augh

Jacquette Augh

STEM PhD, mom, chronically ill, LGBTQ. Interests: immigration, sex+relationships, parenting, lifestyle+finance, trauma+therapy, neuroscience+bioengineering