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ProjectQ Presents How to Give a Friend a Haircut with KCRW’s Bodies Podcast | KCRW’s 24 Hours of Serenity


April 18, 2021 • 11:00 am PDT


In conversation with KCRW’s Bodies PodcastProjectQ will lead a demo on how to give a friend a haircut.

Madin Lopez is the Executive Director of ProjectQ, using hair as a form of social justice by giving free haircuts to trans and queer youth of color experiencing housing insecurity. ProjectQ provides queer youth with self affirming workshops in exchange for free gender affirming haircuts. Arming the next generation with self esteem, community, and a view into what kind of future they can have. In their spare time Madin enjoy’s reading Octavia E. Butler, and N.K. Jemisin while listening to J.Dilla, M.F. Doom and Odd Future with Steven Universe or Drag Race Reruns playing in the background.

More about KCRW’s 24 Hours of Serenity

Listen  — we’re not saying you’re stressed out and need some relaxation… but we’re not not telling you that either ; )

So, just in case, look what KCRW has in store for you! It’s 24 hours dedicated to wellness and relaxation. Join us on Sunday, April 18th for an all-day virtual festival of calm. Everything from guided meditation with Valerie June to kitten cams, art classes with Self Help Graphics to baguette shaping with Bub and Grandma’s, soothing sounds of dublab artists to comforting home haircuts with ProjectQ… along with many of the KCRW voices you love and so much more. Seriously, it’s 24 hours — check out the schedule and details at kcrw.com/serenity.

The Zoom link will stay the same for 24 hours, so you can jump in and out of what interests you most throughout the day like you would at a festival. Drop by for one segment or stay for the whole 24 hours! We guarantee, this will be the chillest party you’ve ever been to. So breathe deep, hold it, and breathe out.

24 Hours of Serenity is free and open to the public starting on Wednesday, March 31st at 12pm noon, you only need to RSVP to attend.