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Almost Cut My Hair

In Advocate by Jefferson Jay15 Comments

The ultimate longhair anthem, “I feel like letting my freak flag fly,” and we still do. “Almost Cut My Hair” galvanized a community that refused to conform—and lives on today.

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From The Ground Up

In Celebrate by El Rubio1 Comment

San Diego artists Paul Jiminez and Signe Ditona strive to build unity through art, with a positive influence on the community. Get to know Ground Floor Murals on episode 101 of Let It Ride.

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Beyond The Locks with Alejandro Carillo

In Advocate by El Pelo Suelto3 Comments

This edition of Beyond The Locks brings you a spiritual longhaired artisan, Alejandro Carillo, a musician, entrepreneur and rebel at heart. In this behind-the-scenes interview, Alejandro shares how having long hair transformed his sense of being and why he continues to grow his hair.

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Men, Women and the Respect Hair Can Teach Us

In Advocate by El Levanta Pesas5 Comments

Respect isn’t something we’re born with, it’s something we learn. The journey from being a short haired man to a longhair can teach men respect and understanding for women’s hair routines.

Here’s how one of us discovered what goes into their daily routine and what he ultimately walked away with.