Savannah Sipple discusses her debut collection, WWJD AND OTHER POEMS.
Tags: A Moveable Feast, Appalachia, Appalachian, Beattyville, bodies, body image, child abuse, coming out, domestic abuse, domestic violence, Evangelical, evangelical Christianity, fat, Gina Mamone, homosexuality, J.D. Vance, Jesus, Kentucky, Lesbian, LGBTQ, misogyny, overweight, patriarchy, poetry, queer, Rachel Garringer, Racism, Rebecca Gayle Howell, religion, Savannah Sipple, self-acceptance, sexuality, shame, Sibling Rivalry Press, toxic masculinity, weight, WWJD, WWJD and Other Poems
We don’t like to think that love traffics in the same biases that shape our culture—but of course it does. ...more
Tags: advertising, advice, advice column, beauty, body image, Bumble, capitalism, dating, fat, fat acceptance, female body, female body image, Hinge, Linda Bacon, Lindy West, love, Mandy Catron, Mixed Feelings, overweight, relationship advice, relationships, self esteem, shame, Shrill, thinness, tinder, women's bodies
Anne Helen Peterson discusses her new book,
Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman, her writing process, and academia. ...more
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In episode 39 of The Rumpus’s Make/Work podcast, host Scott Pinkmountain speaks with musician, vocalist, and experimental performer Dorian Wood.
Tags: Art, body, body image, Dorian Wood, LGBTQ, Make/Work, overweight, performance art, Politics, queer, Racism, SAMS, Scott Pinkmountain, The Syrian American Medical Society, weight
I didn’t usually consider how the binge felt. I just ate until I couldn’t eat anymore. ...more
Tags: adolescence, Binge, Boston, bullies, bullying, compulsive eating, eating disorders, fat, fathers, fathers and sons, food, food addiction, gastric bypass, high school, marriage, Mexican food, Michael Sinert, middle school, overweight, parenthood, parenting, shame, surgery, therapy, Weight loss, weight loss surgery
For Hazlitt, Lauren Mitchell interviews Mona Awad about her book, 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl, and together they attest to the unhappiness and emotional energy that society demands of fat women, and the toll it takes on a body and a mind: It is hard, it’s like, can we step outside of […]
No touching unless he touches you. No touching where people can see. No touching unless dared to touch. Brad makes the rules, but never says them aloud. ...more
Tags: adolescence, Bees, church, closeted, coming out, Garrard Conley, God, homosexuality, introvert, Matthew Shepard, Methodist, Night Terrors: Sex Dating Puberty and Other Alarming Things, only child, overweight, prayer, religion, safety, summer, Swimming, swimming pool, theft, thief, weight