Tag Archives: fat positivity

What about the fatties? Feminist ramblings on @PostBigFines

TweetAs a card-carrying member of Black Twitter and a self-identified (and sometimes non-consensually labeled) fat girl, I have a love/hate relationship with @PostBigFines. This Twitter account — originally named @PostBigBitches — follows the trend of admiration sites like @PostBadBitches, @PostBadTatts, and my personal favorite @PostBadBeards (swoons). As mentioned in their bio, PostBigFines is a place [...]
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Video: Seeing the beauty in fat

TweetWe get taught in our culture that thin is attractive and fat isn’t, so it can take work to undo that training. I know we often say that “all bodies are beautiful” and can come in “all shapes and sizes” but I think we all know plenty of people who say that and do not [...]
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Body Positive

Originally posted in Community Blog

Tweet*Editor’s note: May be NSFW Our first assignment for the Women Filmmakers class I’m taking at Hampshire College was to create a short slideshow about an autobiographical event that shaped how we construct ourselves with specific attention to gender. My friend and classmate, Dot, produced a wonderful piece about body positivity.  Dot’s piece about body [...]
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