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Meet Mix Luci

Mix Luci's story

Electrolysis Support Fund recipient

Mix Luci

Mix Luci W. (Shy/Hyr/Hyrs) is Disabled, Autistic, TransFeminine, liberal Messianic Jewish, anxious/depressed, legally ordained, and left-handed. She is also a self-described Cat-Lady, bambi Lesbian, editor,  Advocate, and book collector. On the topic of accessibility to permanent hair removal services for hyrself, Luci shares, "Once my body hair is gone, I will be able to confidently wear 'traditionally feminine' clothes, regardless of whether or not I am stared at, or even if my clothes prompt commentary from strangers or anyone else." Luci loves to share hyr book collection of over 6,000 titles with anyone who loves to read as much as shy does, or who simply wants to borrow a book or twelve. 

Mix Luci's timeline

  • Award Granted

    November 22, 2021

    Mix Luci was awarded a grant toward permanent hair removal!

Grant details

$1,000 towards gender-affirming care.

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About Hair Removal: Femme Award

On average, it costs $2,300+ for Mix Luci's care.

What is it?

Point of Pride provides grants to trans femme people seeking hair removal on their face, neck, or an area of the body in preparation for bottom surgery.

What is life like for a person who needs this care?

For trans femme folks, particularly trans femmes of color, access to facial hair removal often equates to safety against anti-trans violence or discrimination. It's common for applicants to note issues with employment and public safety, particularly if their facial hair is dark or thick. Electrolysis and laser hair removal services are often deemed cosmetic and therefore not covered by health insurance plans.

What is the impact of this care on the recipient’s life?

Access to hair removal often leads to a more positive emotional well-being, increased confidence, increased safety when in public, and better opportunities at employment and more.