Monday, 11 January 2016

Not-for-profit hair salon for all sexualities to open in Hackney – Eastlondonlines

Not-for-profit hair salon for all sexualities to open in Hackney – Eastlondonlines

... Before the crowd funder campaign directors Greygory Vass and Felix Lane occupied temporary spaces across London, but demand for their inclusive service has grown. The current salon in Kennington is fully booked two weeks in advance and offers up to 75 appointments a week. ... 
... The salon in Hackney, like the one in Kennington, will be open to everyone regardless of gender identity or sexuality. Vass says hairdressers can be “upsetting for people who are transitioning between genders” and who then have to contend with gendered pricing — with those wanting female styles often paying a higher price. ...

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