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Confidence: The Struggles of a Longhair

In Advocate by Christian25 Comments

You’re a guy with long hair; or maybe you want to grow your hair out. But how do you overcome the naysayers? With the many pressures of society and your peers, it can be a challenge—especially if you’re in high school. Here’s how one determined longhair has learned to wear his hair with confidence.

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New Partnership with Children With Hair Loss

In Advocate by El Rubio13 Comments

We are proud to announce our new partnership with Children With Hair Loss, helping build confidence and self esteem for kids who can’t grow their own hair.

Starting with our first donation of $1,620, we are happy to donate $1 for every sale to Children With Hair Loss.

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Barbershops Are For Beard Trims

In Advocate by El Barbudo11 Comments

Having long hair in a barbershop can be concerning. But the committed longhair should enter without fear, because barbershops are for beard trims. Read on as guest contributor El Barbudo enters the house of haircuts, and departs with a newfound love for his locks.

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Bullies and Boys With Long Hair

In Advocate by El Rubio76 Comments

A candid examination of bullying, gender norms and selfless acts of kindness.

In this full feature we look at bullying and it’s many layers related to boys with long hair. Every parent of a boy with long hair needs to see this. #doitfortheboys

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You Should Cut Your Hair

In Advocate by El Rubio80 Comments

A fellow at a bar made a polite suggestion recently: “you should cut your hair.”

Despite the shocking absurdity of his recommendation, I entertained the idea. And while I can appreciate his candor, here are the top six reasons why I choose to keep lettin’ it ride.

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Whisky, Rock & Roll and Men’s Hair Ties

In Celebrate by El Mysterioso8 Comments

The best part of this community is hearing stories like these.

We’re compelled to share this story of a longhair connection, 30,000 ft. above Europe, over whisky, rock & roll and men’s hair ties, as told by El Mysterioso. If that is his real name.

It’s a real shocker.

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$1,000 Donated To Locks Of Love

In Advocate by El Rubio32 Comments

With our November check, The Longhairs have donated $1,030 to Locks of Love. Now we’re announcing the largest gathering of men with long hair in the history of mankind for the purpose of donating our hair to charity.

Reflecting On Family

In Celebrate by El Rubio25 Comments

In a sad coincidence, El Moreno and El Rubio both lost grandparents in the last week. Here we take a moment to remember them, and for all of us to reflect on our families.

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Why Did Sam Do It?

In Celebrate by El Moreno8 Comments

Not only did Sam get the bound shears permanently emblazoned upon his shoulder, thus securing himself a surefire first-round ballot into The Longhairs Hall of Fame, but he got it done at the finest tattoo shop in San Diego, Bearcat Tattoo Gallery, where Matt Heinz masterfully executed a virtually perfect rendition. Find out why he did it in the podcast.

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The Response In 2015

In Celebrate by El Moreno7 Comments

2015 was the inaugural year of The Longhairs, and building a community for men with long hair.

It was our first year of content, producing a blog post once a week, rain or shine, and its demands. With help from guests and contributors, we published articles, videos, tutorials, interviews, podcasts, longhair stories and more. They weren’t always perfect, but it was all original.

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Our First Donation to Locks of Love

In Advocate by El Rubio4 Comments

This week we want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, or a happy holiday whatever you may celebrate, even if it’s just celebrating life.

For us, December and the approaching winter (here in the northern hemisphere), is a special time.

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What It’s Really About

In Celebrate by El Rubio30 Comments

As you know, last week we celebrated the hair ties launch at Long Manes & Candy Canes. Many of you couldn’t make it due to the long distance, but we know you were down for it.

At the party we held the premier screening of the newest video. It shows a little different side of The Longhairs.

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What You Didn’t Know About Your Friend With Long Hair

In Advocate by El Rubio15 Comments

Chances are you know at least one man or boy with long hair. He might be a family member, boyfriend or husband, a casual acquaintance, or just a Facebook friend you don’t remember ever meeting. It could be someone you’ve known for years who always had short hair, but recently made the life decision to grow it out. You probably haven’t thought much about this guy’s long hair, or his struggle. That’s because there are things you simply don’t think about unless you are a man with long hair.

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Handing Out Longhair Referral Cards

In Celebrate by El Rubio4 Comments

We’ve met more men with long hair in the past three months than in both of our lifetimes combined. Since Long Manes & Candy Canes we’ve been handing out referral cards to every longhair we see. We started with a box of 2000. Now we’re down to 50, meaning there are 1950 longhairs referral cards out there in the world. Hopefully they’ve fallen into the right hands.