Recently, news came out that eating processed meats (like bacon and sausage) is strongly linked to developing cancer.
Author: [E] Liza
PhD student. Knitter. Brooklynite. Long-distance dog mom. Reluctant cat lady. Majestic unicorn whose hair changes color with the wind.
More and more often, we’ve been seeing pieces written by individuals who are calling out bigots for their horrible words or actions. This is great, but all too often, the ones aimed at fat-shaming include some caveat about how the author has lost weight, is trying to lose weight, or has some condition that has […]
Keep The Plus
Recent attempts to get retailers to stop separating out plus sizes are misguided. The campaign known as #DropThePlus wants models and clothes to exist without the size qualifier, which seems like it promotes inclusivity but really does us a disservice.
No, It’s Not Like Smoking
Sigh. And ugh. I was on Facebook recently and made the mistake of reading comments on a post relating to fat. I know, when will I learn?
This Weekend Open Thread is Stoked
Spoiler alert for the Project Runway finale!
Whole New Levels of Creepy
If anyone reading this (either of you?) is familiar with Ragen over at Dances with Fat, you probably know that she has been training for an IRONMAN triathlon. This past weekend she did a test run, an IRONMAN 70.3 (which is half the distance of the main race), on the same course she’ll be on […]
Spoilers for season 14 of Project Runway Ashley Nell Tipton has been written about by almost every fat blogger I read, and for good reason. She’s the first plus size designer to appear on Project Runway, and she is easily among the most talented of the season. However, it seems she has been frequently underestimated […]
This Weekend Open Thread is Spoopy
Just over a month until my comps exam, guys.
Talk amongst yourselves.
Dispatches from Geek Girl Con 2015
I spent last weekend nerding it up, lady style, at Geek Girl Con in Seattle.
The East Coast might get hit. But it might not. They don’t know yet and that’s annoying.
The short answer: only if you want to.
Plus is Equal, Kinda, Sorta
Full disclosure: I did not attend the Lane Bryant #PlusIsEqual rally in Times Square. However, I have been reading accounts of it and paying attention to the campaign as a whole. And I have to say, it’s disappointing.
This Weekend Open Thread is Sore