Fierce...Flawless...: Heroification and Silencing →
disabledtalk: “Teachers have held up Helen Keller, the blind and deaf girl who overcame her physical handicaps, as an inspiration to generations of schoolchildren. Every fifth grader knows the scene in which Anne Sullivan spells water into young Helen’s hand at the pump. At least a dozen movies and filmstrips have been made on Keller’s life. Each yields its version of the same cliche. A...
making a mess of things is really always going to be where my talent lies.
All I want to do right now is sit outside and drink sangria and eat tacos and guacamole. Who’s with me?
why do you only blog fat girls?
marfmellow: because this is my blog? because as a fat girl I don’t see enough fat girls in media so I realize I have to create my own for visibility of self and self image? because beauty standards leave fat women and fat female bodied people disenfranchised as fuck? because you will see this fat bitch and you will deal.
all-about-male-privilege: An amazing resource for any women and LGBTQGNC individuals in New York City. RightRides provides safe, late night transportation on Friday and Saturday nights in New York City neighbourhoods across four boroughs. Amazing organization that I just started volunteering for. They always needs more volunteers if you live in New York City. If you don’t drive, they...
Fat women learn early that they should take male attention wherever they can get...– The Militant Baker: Fat and Easy. Totally NOT Synonyms. Jesus Fucking Christ Who let you in my head? I just had the wind knocked out of me because this is EXACTLY the thing I try to explain over and over again to people when I’m trying to convey WHY it hurt as much as it did to finally be in an...