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With the changing views on gender indentity, are there certain expectations you’d like to see done away with? For example; men wearing skirts, women going without makeup? Are there some that you’d like to still be practiced?

Me? I really don’t care what a person wears, but I think women should still shave their pits and legs. Actually men AND women should shave under their arms, that’s gross.

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Being human isn't a crime.
Unless you're religious of course.
I've never been one to play the rigid gender trait game.
Such a waste of time.


I can't handle a man bun. I'm ok with long hair, but not in a bun.

LEPeff Level 8 May 22, 2018

I don't even like the "buns" women wear these days, they just look silly!

I love a man who can wear a man bun.


What's wrong with not wearing makeup?

Some Men feel uncomfortable when women start to accept and embrace their natural state.

@JustKip they don't know what they're missing.

@JustKip LOL


You are completely correct and right to pull me up on that.

Thank you. I will amend my comment.


Personally, I really don't care what anyone else does, doesn't do, wears, or doesn't wear.
I stopped wearing makeup over 30 years ago and haven't missed it.
As far as shaving goes, to each their own. As long as everyone is practicing good
personal hygiene and not be stinking in public, I'm not going to have an issue.
What I do, I do for myself. As long as I'm not walking around emitting offensive odors, I don't care what anyone else thinks of me.

KKGator Level 9 May 22, 2018

I think people should be able to express themselves however they like, and that it should have little to nothing to do with gender identity.

maribus Level 4 May 22, 2018

Do you work for Gillette or some other razor makers?

Spongebob Level 7 May 22, 2018

Yes a nose full of pit hair? Was never high on my list. lol

@RavenCT LOL

@RavenCT from the original question the priority seems to be of the order "remove gender inequality" and then "eliminate armpit hair from the world". This sounds like a typical sales pitch to me smile001.gif
Insert your product into whatever the socially cool thing happens to be around

@srikanth Yeah I remember the 70's when armpit hair was "In".... I'm ok with it being on the "Outs".

Also I know someone that worked for Gillette. lol


You think women should still shave their pits and legs.

Your post became invalid at that point.

Right on!


I just want to quit wearing a bra!

What's stopping you? ?

@jwd45244 Nothing really. Actually I believe I am allergic to elastic! I switched to a cotton bra but still have a rash on my left side underneath.

@Presley1209 It becomes addictive.

Well, what's stopping you?

@PeppermintDreads my boobs are too big to go without, I can’t stand the under-boob-sweat.

Must be nice to go without! I just don't know why it seems like a requirement! I hate them, its not natural. Plus the underwire ones are linked to breast cancer.

@bigpawbullets I guess cuz I feel like its a requirement at work. They are so uncomfortable! I go without on the weekends.

@patchoullijulie I know, during the winter I wear a cami with a blouse.

I stopped years ago.

I threw them all away. I had an epiphany - who was I wearing them for?

The bras I had were hugely uncomfortable and expensive and throwing them in the garbage felt intensely liberating. I've never looked back.

If someone notices a nipple and gets upset - that's their problem. I won't tolerate my natural state being used to shame me by fearful people who use their hang-ups to navigate through life.

@Presley1209 Thats the way to go. I have hated bra's my whole life.


I think that it is entirely up to the person that has to walk around in that body as to whether they wear makeup, a skirt, or shave anything. I don't think any person has a right to have an opinion about another individual's choices as to their personal grooming, style, or clothing.

Hair on the human body is not gross, it is natural. There are a lot of people who dislike body hair on men or women, but guess what, we are all human and that is part of it. If I were to shave parts of my body like that it would look completely ridiculous, I am a rather hairy man and shaving my pits would stand out like a pounded thumb. If I were to attempt to shave it all, it would take another person and an excessive amount of time in the bathroom on a too frequent basis.

If you don't like the way someone dresses or grooms themselves, you are free to look away.

It has taken me nearly my entire adult life to be comfortable walking down the street in a sleeveless shirt because of people and their stares and their opinions, and I still see the stares when I do, or when I take my shirt off at the beach. No one has a right to make another feel badly about their body, their personal grooming or clothing choices, and shame on anyone who does or thinks they do.

icolan Level 7 May 22, 2018

Well said. Too many people are way too judgmental. What I find attractive another person may not. Give me a dad bod and a bald head or grey hair and I’m putty in your hands.


I'm an avid fan of wearing kilts...I mean I know some think there's a difference but either way...

Kilts are awesome! And in true kilt fashion is...Well magical.

josh23452 Level 7 May 22, 2018

@PeppermintDreads seriously the feel of the breeze on my naughty bits is...wonderful


I’m pretty much good with all of it so long as it’s somewhat tasteful. I don’t care what gender you are, a miniskirt is not appropriate in a professional work environment. If you’re out running errands on the weekend and want to wear yoga pants or pajama bottoms, have at it.

The only makeup I wear is mascara and blush. If I’m going out in the evening maybe lipstick. Go with it or without it, whatever makes you comfortable. I have no issues with guys wearing makeup.


Yup shaving pits is a good thing. smile009.gif

RavenCT Level 9 May 22, 2018

I think woman going without makeup would be beneficial to them due to less stress,and less exposure to chemicals. To me some woman are much more attractive without makeup.

richiegtt Level 7 May 22, 2018

I may not be attracted to a guy in a skirt, but if he wants to wear one, who am I to say know. I only represent myself.

MrLizard Level 8 May 22, 2018

To each his own, live and let live.

bikergirl Level 2 May 22, 2018

Nope don't care. It isn't up to me what anyone else does. I like wearing make up etc but thats just me. What anyone else does is up to them.

Amisja Level 8 May 22, 2018

This is actually a great question. Couple of questions, actually. First, I agree about shaving pits. It is gross. Some people worry that it’ll grow back thicker but research indicates that’s untrue. Light arm and leg hair is okay on a guy but I also don’t like it on women. I’ve been conditioned.
I’ve never understood make-up or the female fascination with it. Expensive and completely unnecessary. Especially with the nails. Stop this, please. Hair doesn’t need to cost upwards of $80, either. Go to a Cosmotology school and pay much less. This applies to guys, as well. Many are starting to take up this terrible idea and it makes me sad.
As for dress: I wanted to try wearing a kilt but can’t find one for under $100. That’s not going to happen. I don’t have a problem with boys wearing dresses, or girls wearing pants, or whatever way people want to dress. I also like nudity, though, and attend clothing optional places whenever possible.

rainmanjr Level 7 May 22, 2018

I am so happy I won't be around to see the nonsense.

Consider a sidewalk cafe in Amsterdam on a warm Saturday evening.


I wish people would quit squishing their kids feelings, boys in particular. Teach them how to express themselves emotionally so they're easier partners to live with, so they aren't constantly getting dumped for the same shit over & over..

FFS let them LIKE pink goddammit, purple! Play with BARBIES ZOMG!!!! Take them to DANCE CLASSES FCS!!! (<-those boys are HOT properties later in life too! Guys who won't put themselves out on a dance floor are NO GODDAMN FUN! PERIOD!
Take boys to horse back riding lessons. THAT'S ANOTHER THING that will be a hot skill to have in their history later. Hellooo, puts them smack in the middle of well to do educated girls also if they're so inclined that way.
Let them have PETS and TEACH THEM PROPER ANIMAL HUSBANDRY!!! Being able to NURTURE another living creature successfully will go MILES in their emotional value later in life!

It WON'T MAKE THEM GAY IF THEY AREN'T ALREADY! Do put them in a competent self defense class young so they can defend themselves, this goes for girls too! INVEST in your kids so they at least have those tools for later in life. They won't forget it.

Qualia Level 8 May 22, 2018

I agree. Let men be human.

Some women are the worst perpetrators of misogyny and homophobia, which they direct at men.

@Ellatynemouth I can't argue with that at all. That there ARE misogynistic women alone just blows my mind.


It's internalised misogyny. It's easier to side with the enemy than to fight the battle

@Ellatynemouth smile003.gif


I think that the less 'shoulds' there are in the world, the more people will be able to express themselves in the world without repression, bullying, chastisement, and isolation. Now if you want to have friends, good hygiene is the first step and wearing clothing will keep you out of jail smile009.gif.


Sorry, don't shave anything. Also, I am naturally blond, you have to get really up close and personal before you can see my armpit hair. If you are that close and personal you better not be looking at the hair. I can't even see it in the mirror from 3 feet away, but I can feel it.


I really don't care what people do with themselves as long as they're good people. There's a lid for every trashcan.


A camel toe or moose knuckle while wearing yoga pants? Whatever, not my business and probably no worse than some of the stuff people wear to WalMart, which is probably why I never go to WalMart.


I think people should be able to express themselves anyway that makes them comfortable, unless it infringes on the rights of another.

RobRoseBC Level 4 June 1, 2018

Woah, I am not shaving my pits. I will trim them down, and I do, but I won't shave them. You are telling me to assume the expression of someone who I am not. Also, that armpit hair is there for pore health.

Also, women do not have to shave their pits if they do not want to. If anything, it causes stronger pheromone emissions, making them more attractive, not less attractive.

I can vouch because I used to date this hippie girl who didn't shave her pits and legs, and the pheromone smell almost always resulted in a positive, if you catch my drift. It's just not necessarily a bad thing if they have armpit hair!

DZhukovin Level 7 May 29, 2018
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