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In this week’s episode, Molly speaks with Mads Ambrose (they/them), founder of body-positive, all-gender waxing salon Babe Wax. Topics include:

  • Why waxing can be lifesaving for some trans folks.
  • Transphobia at mainstream waxing salons.
  • The struggle of being femme and genderqueer (in Oklahoma circa 2010).
  • Playing with gender as a feminine drag king.
  • What even is a woman?

Donate to WaxFund here.

Read more about our This Week in Gender topic here.

Find Molly on last week’s episode of Feminist Killjoys, PhD and Two Broads Talking Politics.

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