Eve Ensler –  F. Scott Fitzgerald was not a feminist, but in a little story written in 1920 and entitled “Bernice Bobs Her Hair,“ he teaches us that bobs are feminist hairstyles. Jealous Marjorie tricks cousin Bernice into bobbing her hair. All the boys lose interest in the new, crop-haired Bernice. In revenge, Bernice sneaks into Marjorie’s bedroom late at night and cuts off her braids. Any good resistant feminist reader would immediately understand that bobbing one’s hair frees you from the prurient interests of icky boys. Not only that, but bobbing one’s hair is a nice way to get close to feisty girls. It should come as no surprise, therefore, that the author of The Vagina Monologues, a play in which a gaggle of female genitalia tell their stories, is a famous bob-sporter [25 FEMINISTS WITH GREAT HAIR]

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