Archive For January, 2010

On being in The Boston Globe, getting photographed, and self-perception.

By | January 12, 2010

Look kids, I’m in the venerable Boston Globe! I was interviewed for the article in question over a couple of weeks back in November and December, though at the time I had no idea it was going to be printed by such a conspicuous institution. I first read the above (and wrote 99% of this […]

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[Guestblog] When constructive criticism… isn’t: a long-ass meditation involving extremely short shorts

By | January 7, 2010

The longer i’m a part of FA the less I’m willing to ignore negative body talk from clueless family, uninitiated friends, and total strangers. I feel like all the work I’ve put in on size acceptance amount to some sort of Fat Powers–and with great powers comes great responsibility– and that I should be harnessing […]

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On a new year, Amanda Palmer, school uniforms, and being ferociously ourselves.

By | January 5, 2010

I spent the eve of 2010 at Symphony Hall in dear Boston, watching Amanda Palmer play (in every sense of the word) with the Boston Pops. That night gave me many things to think about, the most immediate at the time being a vivid reminder of the complications of wearing a dress, and a crinoline, […]

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