1. Lesley at Fatshionista has written an absolutely spectacular post on photographs and their role in how you relate to your body. No blurb I could write would do it justice, so you'll just have to go read it yourself, if you haven't already (I am a bit late posting this). My Jenny Craig portrait… Continue reading Link roundup: Picturing bodies
As we're facing a bit of a blogging slow-down here at Shapely Prose, we thought we'd occasionally repost some pieces that you might have missed the first time around or that might warrant a second look. If you've got suggestions for posts you'd like to see again, email me! This post was originally written by… Continue reading From the Archives: Fat Acceptance and the Acceptance of Fat
Founder Stacy Bias emailed us yesterday to alert us to the launch of her new website, The Fat Experience Project, which The Rotund has already rhapsodically reviewed. From Stacy's email: The goal of the Fat Experience Project is to map the global experience of fat in a way that is human, has a face, a… Continue reading What’s your fat experience?
Hey, I'm on Adipositivity today! Safe for work, sorta -- I am wearing a one-piece bathing suit (the one I talked about here), and there are NO NIPPLES. But there are some nipples and other naked flesh in the sidebar. Adipositivity's been rather nipplicious lately.
Two of my more exceptionally brilliant Internets Friends have recently published must-read posts on Fatshionista.com, and even though they've showed up in the feed, I simply couldn't risk the possibility that anyone hadn't read them yet. First, Stitchtowhere (who you'll remember from this post) offers an excellent exploration of internalized shame and also tiny ponies:… Continue reading My friends are smart. Please read their bloggings.
There's been a lot of response to Tara's extraordinary post about race in fat activism on Fatshionista.com. Lord knows I am in no mood to court drama right now, but it comes looking for me anyway, so let me take this opportunity to state my position on an important post and an important issue. One… Continue reading Giving a shit
Sorry about the relative sparseness of the long swear-word-filled rants you've come to expect of us! There's good stuff in the works. Meanwhile, do not miss Lindsay's chart and accompanying analysis of some of the communication breakdowns between FA and anti-FA types. It's simple and really illuminating. Damn, I love it when people apply logic… Continue reading Quick hit: FA and opposition, in chart form