Fat & Trans: Reclaiming My Autonomy

By: J Aprileo | February 16, 2019 Being nonbinary and using they/them pronouns has proven to be difficult in my move to the Midwest. It seems that everyone reads my body as female. It’s not out of malintent, more so it would seem that it’s habit. To folks around here, certain body types, and body parts,... Continue Reading →

The Fat Five: Janet Conroy-Quirk

This is the start of an ongoing series of posts called "The Fat Five," five questions on fat positivity and the fat experience answered by a member of the fat positive community. If you're interested in submitting answers to "The Fat Five," email fatpositivecooperative@gmail.com. When and how did you learn about fat positivity? In early... Continue Reading →

Let’s Fight for Everyone

Hi, friends. I’m Jude. Let’s talk about everyone’s favorite uncomfortable thing to discuss: privilege within the body positive/fat acceptance communities, yay! I know the word “privilege” is loaded and seems to have very nasty connotations, but I am using it because some fat bodies are more privileged than other bodies. Make no mistake that a... Continue Reading →

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