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Intersectionality: Politics - Identities - Cultures Research Group

Shaun Cole contributes to a piece on hairstyle and sexual identity in DAZED BEAUTY

Published: 25 March 2020

In his article 'Does your hairstyle give away your sexual preferences?', Daniel Rodgers asks what hairstyles tell us about sexual identity, and he includes a contribution from Dr Shaun Cole. Cole points out that "as members of a marginalised community, recognisable aesthetics are and always have been important to queer people”, and he explains how gay liberation movements were "built by people who had distinct and visible aesthetic codes.”

Read the full article here.

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