A woman who identifies as gender neutral but leans more toward male qualities is considering filing a lawsuit against a men’s barbershop that recently declined to cut her hair. Kendall Oliver, 24, began identifying as “genderqueer” after serving in the Army. The term is defined as “a person who does not subscribe to conventional gender distinctions but identifies with neither, both, or a combination of male and female genders.”

Oliver also began preferring the pronoun “they” for herself as opposed to “her” or “him” in order to be gender neutral. However, Oliver identifies more as male in her appearance, wearing men’s clothing and sporting a short hairstyle. Earlier this month, she visited “The Barbershop” in Rancho Cucamonga to obtain a haircut and observed a woman asking for a trim. The woman was turned away as The Barbershop said that they only cut men’s hair. READ MORE