Occupy Fat Street: We Are The 68%

This post really could be an indictment of the way that fat always equals bad in the symbolism of progressive movements, including Occupy, but it isn’t. And as much as I wish that fellow Lefties would take up the call of fat acceptance rather than fatphobia, for now it’s a dream deferred. Read More Occupy Fat Street: We Are The 68%

Persephone Pioneers: Fat Pride Activist, Marilyn Wann

I’ll never forget meeting Marilyn Wann at the NAAFA Convention a few years ago. Actually, I’ve completely forgotten what we talked about, but I remember what it felt like to talk to her. It was kind of like meeting an indie rockstar whose small but devoted following you’re a part of, and that rockstar turns out to be just as cool and awesome as you had always imagined. Read More Persephone Pioneers: Fat Pride Activist, Marilyn Wann