Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Critical Fat Care: Recovering from a Concussion

When you get into a car accident and you are Fat, a Woman and African American of Slave Decent, your experience is unique, to say the least. I still and always will believe that my life experiences as a Fat person, outweigh those of being a Black Woman. This could be different for other black […]

Spinning Women’s Real Stories into Novels: An Interview with Author Patricia Leavy

February 5, 2014 by  
Filed under Body Image, Featured

Patricia Leavy is the author of the new novel, American Circumstance (Sense Publishers, 2013), the follow up to her break-out novel, Low-Fat Love. American Circumstance is a quick read that seems simple at first but is fraught with subtlety and one suspects a second read would offer as much as the first. The book explores […]

Deciding to Trust Other Women Again

This Guest Post graciously submitted by Kate Fridkis and re-posted from her blog Eat the Damn Cake.  Thank you Kate! Sure, this counts as a Little Victory! I got this text on Thanksgiving from a woman I haven’t really talked to in at least a year: Friend, today I am thankful for you. Hope your day is filled […]

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