CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A hairdresser and make-up artist identifies himself as a homosexual man in public, however he mentioned he would like to not use a label in any respect.
Glenn Cody Thomas switched careers to observe his ardour.
“I favored the artistic facet of it since you by no means know what’s about to stroll within the door,” Thomas mentioned.
He enjoys being a hairdresser and make-up artist.
“It took a bit of time of my day to make anyone look their finest, really feel the very best,” Thomas mentioned.
At residence, he takes care of his boyfriend, who drives a truck.
Thomas mentioned he often makes use of “he” and “him” pronouns for himself.
“If folks say ‘she,’ ‘her’ or ‘they,’ ‘them,’ relying on what I’m sporting or how I look, I’m not too caught up on it,” Thomas mentioned.
Nonetheless, it bothers him when folks use the phrase “it” to explain him when he’s making an attempt to precise himself by means of his make-up.
“It seems like they beautiful a lot downgraded me to lower than a human. I’m nonetheless an individual,” Thomas mentioned.
He mentioned when he wears make-up and it’s noticeable, it will probably result in stares in public.
As he defined on a video he posted on his TikTok account, theglenncoco, questions are welcome, so long as they’re respectful.
“What makes you put on make-up? It’s actually fairly. I simply need to know why,” Thomas mentioned.
He often tells folks he’s a homosexual man, principally as a result of it’s a label simpler for others to know, however he would moderately not have one.
“I don’t like placing myself in a label. I’m only a man. I’m a human being. I want to be handled like a human being,” Thomas mentioned.
He needs others to deal with him as a human being, not a class, as a result of he mentioned you might discover you may have extra in widespread than you suppose.
“I can do what an everyday man can do, however in make-up,” Thomas mentioned.
His long-term purpose is to grow to be a artistic director for a corporation, arising with the very best make-up and hairstyles to promote merchandise.