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Me: A Primer

Hey! Welcome to my blog! I’m a thirtysomething single woman living happily in the Bronx, New York, as a freelance writer and serious spiritual practitioner. This blog is my opportunity to share my experiences with the world as I delve deep into spiritual texts, grow and learn through spiritual disciplines, and live a colorful and joyous life as a voodoo priestess living on a small fixed income in one of the greatest cities in the world. 207 more words

Fat news through June 14, 2016

Courtesy of me and Tante Terri . . .

May 25, 2016: Artist and activist Kelli Jean Drinkwater presents a talk on the word “fat” and how existing in a fat body can be a radical political statement. 255 more words


How to not be a shit ally, aka stop sending me links to people hating on me

Being a fat activist comes with some unwanted risks, and those risks have always been on my mind since I decided to start posting photos of myself online, interacting and engaging online, and simply using fat activism tags. 1,210 more words

Social Justice

Fat news through June 7, 2016

Hey, friends! Whaliam here, along with Tante Terri, bringing you this week’s fat news, with a couple of very cool items this time. Enjoy! (or not, as applicable) 277 more words


Is Radical Fat Activism Dead?

I was just reading this post over at Fatty Unbound, about why she no longer blogs about fatshion, and I was just hit with such a wave of sadness. 817 more words

Fat news through May 29, 2016

News flashes to inspire flashes of anger and (alternatively) joy, as appropriate, from Tante Terri and me.

May 8, 2016: Lindy West talks about her life starting as a baby with an “off-the-charts” large head, growing up as a fat child, and finding herself as a fat adult, as she promotes her book… 376 more words

Size Acceptance

The privilege of ethical food

When I was 18 years old I was in a circumstance that left me with AUD$20 (approx US$15) every week as my grocery budget. My grocery list included a bag or two of plain dry pasta, a loaf of bread, a tub of margarine, and a carton of cage eggs. 942 more words

Social Justice