body image, diet culture bullshit

Yes, you can have weight loss goals and still be body positive

Over the past few weeks, I've had multiple followers on Instagram send me messages asking about my opinion regarding weight loss and body positivity. Specifically, they were wondering if I thought it was possible to reconcile the two. What I'm about to say is going to be rather controversial and/or unpopular among some in the… Continue reading Yes, you can have weight loss goals and still be body positive

body image, popular culture

My Body Positive Pop Culture Role Models

There's been a lot of online discussion as of late about the representation of fat people in the media, in particular television shows and movies. Most shows and movies that feature a fat person do a terrible job of accurate and compassionate representation, often sticking us into very narrow stereotypical tropes like "the funny friend"… Continue reading My Body Positive Pop Culture Role Models

body image, books

Chairs & Stairs: On Making Spaces Welcoming for Larger Bodies

Tuesday evening I had the great fortune of attending an author event and book signing for Jes Baker and her latest memoir, Landwhale. I fucking love Jes Baker, y'all. Her previous book, Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls was just incredible and I cannot wait to read my (signed!) copy of Landwhale. Having followed… Continue reading Chairs & Stairs: On Making Spaces Welcoming for Larger Bodies