Girth Guides are online!

Girth Guides are online!

A few years ago I wanted to create a club for fat activists called Girth Guides. I love coming up with cute names for things and after I stopped patting myself on the back I registered the domain and swore I’d do something with it. My vision was an online gathering place for activists to…

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It’s been a bit of a bumpy start to the year so I’ve been trying to take care of myself as best I can, but the upshot has been having more time to create. Actually my frenzied swings between furious output and overwhelming fatigue and depression have caused concern for my psychiatrist, no kidding, which…

Ugly cute.

My ugly exploration seems to be dividing people fairly sharply down the centre; some find they can not get across reclamation because of their relationship with the word, or how it seems to reinforce beauty ideals/ a binary between ugliness and beauty, while others find it resonates strongly with their experiences. I am listening to…

Ugly femme pride

Like many people, I’ve spent a long time fretting over being ugly. Beauty, or being pale and smooth skinned, able bodied, straight haired, thin, with symmetrical features amongst many others of varying arbitrariness, seems to be rewarded with good times, pay rises, attention, excused speeding tickets, prolific representation in the mass media, romantic partners and…

Did you hear about the #fancybonanza?

Did you hear about the #fancybonanza?

Win fancy stuff #fancybonanza! Win • an ivory No Diet Talk brooch, • purple hologram fat necklace and • a custom digital portrait of you. How? Follow: @fancyladyind on Twitter Tweet: I want to win the #fancybonanza! (Just once is all it takes!) 15% off Fat necklaces Use FAT15 on checkout Giveaway closes Dec 8…