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Redhead Bullying

Redhead Bullying
Last night, feeling pretty fresh about yesterday’s National Love Your Red Hair Day blog post, I am minding my own fucking business, taking the Ashland bus down to meet some friends to play Whirlyball, and I hear some dude making random comments. I don’t understand what he was saying, and I have a feeling he’s talking... Read more »

Redheads Dating Other Redheads

Redheads Dating Other Redheads
Apparently fear of a ginger’s wrath is real, because the guy I was seeing (not ginger) … broke up with me. Via text message. He always teased me for being a vampire, but I think his jokes were a crutch for his fear of my fangs. And he was right to be afraid. Very afraid.... Read more »

Redhead Dating Review

Redhead Dating Review
Lately, I’ve been wondering if it’s smarter and easier to just date another ginger so that I don’t have to worry about being checked off a bro’s “list”. Or possibly even worse, liked for my supposed “feisty” personality. Enter: RedheadDates.com. Or so I thought. Until I opened my account, and all of the messages I... Read more »
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On Being Different, Part 2

On Being Different, Part 2
I’m lucky to have been born a redhead with an unmanageable mop of curls. Because of the red hair, I’m used to standing out, being different. Because of the frizz, I’m used to life not being polished. Have to be resourceful and work for what I want in life (defined curls). Over the past few... Read more »

On Being Different

On Being Different
I am unique. And not in the “I’m a Millennial, look at me!” way. Instead, I am statistically unique: 2 Percent: I have the rarest hair color in the world: red. 1 Percent: Even rarer, I have the rarest hair/eye combination in the world: red/blue. 1 Percent: I have the rarest personality type in the... Read more »

Fourth of July Redheads

Fourth of July Redheads
Red hair, white skin and blue eyes for those of us cursed to have the most unique hair/eye color combo in the world; what could be more patriotic? A few years ago, I wore purple or another redhead-friendly but not America-friendly color on the Fourth of July, and I was yelled at for being unpatriotic.... Read more »
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Redhead Days Festival Carrot Cake Competition

Redhead Days Festival Carrot Cake Competition
This weekend, a dream I never even knew I had came true: I judged a carrot cake contest at Redhead Days in Highwood, IL. I gave myself permission to ignore my doctor’s advice and my (mild) dairy & egg allergies in order to participate, because I couldn’t let a few rashes and my throat closing... Read more »

The Carpets Don't Match the Curtains

The Carpets Don't Match the Curtains
Today, I got my first ever wax. Down there. A chatty Polish woman, with dyed blonde hair, spread hot wax on the most sensitive part of my inner thighs and then tore it off while talking about the weather. For once, I got over my nervousness about telling someone that I’m nervous, and it paid off.... Read more »

Happy Mothers Day to Redhead Moms

Happy Mothers Day to Redhead Moms
Happy Mothers Day to all those of you cursed to have your very own ginger kids! I know my mom has struggled with having not one but two kids with tresses of rust. Here’s why: 1. Neither of my parents have red hair. In fact, they both have brown to very dark brown/black hair. When... Read more »
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No Gingers at Grammys

No Gingers at Grammys
Why are there no gingers in music? Florence Welch….who is bottled. Meghan Trainor just dyed her hair red. Who else? We have Isla Fischer, Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, Jessica Chastain, Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman (formerly), Lindsey Lohan (formerly), etc. etc. Why aren’t redheads musically talented? Is this a strange part of our MC1R mutation? Oh... Read more »
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    The Ginger Phile has had the unfortunate disposition of being a ginger since birth. She has tried various medications to cure her gingervitis, including therapies such as tantrum-throwing. Her efforts have been to no avail. Instead, she is trying to write it out, via this blog. Unfortunately, she doesn't think it will bear a soul for her. The Ginger Phile is from the exotic land of Wisconsin, where she had daily inner turmoil over whether she was a ginger or a daywalker. So far, three of three votes say daywalker. She begs to differ, as someone recently told her they would want to be with her if they were biking at night because she is so pale.

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