Category: FaT GiRL 3 — June, 1995

FaT GiRL #3 Cover

Photo of Crystal by Laura Johnston


Photo by M Gillaspie

Fat Girl #3 is…

Contents of FaT GiRL #3


Letters from FaT GIRL readers

Things to Do on a Rainy Day

A comic by Max Airborne

Lip Service?

Candida rants about representation.


FaT  GiRL is sponsoring a film/video showing on “Lesbian Body Politics” Saturday June 17 at 2:00 pm at the Victoria Theater (16th and Mission)—not to be missed!


By Barbarism and Max

Fat and Healthy

We are told that we are unhealthy and at risk for so many things; but being fat also reduces our chances of suffering from certain conditions.

by Lori Ann Selke

The Lesbian Health Guide, a review (mostly)

A review and some secret activism by M.G. Cimino and Sondra Solo.

Poetry: Three Inches

Poetry by Syndee Branton

Difficult Seductress! Dorothy Allison

Difficult Seductress! Barbarism interviews Dorothy Allison for FaT GiRL #3. June, 1995.

April Miller, Torchsinger

The script of a performance given by April Miller in San Francisco, 1994.

An Interesting Discovery

Story by Lila R, art by Selena

Crystal, Wild Pig of the Desert

photos by Laura Johnston

Fat Girls on the Big Island

A story by Christine. From FaT GiRL #3, June, 1995.

No Apologies

Review of Wry Crips Disabled Women’s Theater’s performance “No Apologies.”

By Barbarism

From FaT GiRL #3, June, 1995

Cowrie review

Barbarism reviews Cathie Dunsford’s novel.

From FaT GIRL #3, June, 1995

Women I’d Like to Meet

Collage by Max Airborne

Who’s Fat Anyway? The Other Side of Fat

Oso’s reflections on no longer being the fattest person in the room. From FaT GiRL #3, June, 1995.

Fat & Thin Together

Tristan and Dana talk candidly about their mixed-size relationship. From FaT GiRL #3, June, 1995.

Fat Girls

by Betty Rose Dudley

Big Fun

Story by Amiee Ross

Survey: What do you dislike about being FAT? What do you like about being Fat? 

Reader responses to our survey

Roundtable 3: Racism and Fat Hatred

There is no way we can begin to understand and end fat phobia unless we understand how deeply racism and classism work to sustain fat phobia and vice versa. You cannot discuss fat issues without also looking at the class and race dynam­ics. This roundtable is an excerpted discussion among fat dykes from the bay area sharing their personal experiences with fat and racism.

From FaT GiRL #3, June, 1995.

Comic: True Tales from Life in the Fat Lane

A comic by Max Airborne about generations of fat dykes growing apart. From FaT GiRL #3, June, 1995.

Tips For Dating Fat Girls [Ask the Gear Queen]

Ask the Gear Queen provides tips for dating fat girls.

Val and Steph

Photography by Rebecca S

Breast Plates

Photos from Seattle’s Sisters of Size

The Kitchen Slut Presents: Breakfast in Bed

Green Eggs (no ham) and Red-Top Potatoes

The Adventures of FAT CHICK

Comic by Laura Winton

FaT GiRL Sightings

Ads for FaT GiRL subscriptions and t-shirts

A word to our “concerned” sisters

Fat dyke Lea Arellano has a few words for the concerned writer to Lesbian Connection.

fat, fucked up & fucked over

by Charlotte Cooper


Art by Karen Stimson

Fat Watch

Fat news

Comic: Fat Girl Fantasy #66

Diet Guru Deaths comic by Sondra Solo


Resource listings: books, zines, magazines, movies, videos, organizations, announcements and more.

The ever-growing bio page

Contributors to FaT GiRL #3.

Personals and Classifieds

Title (as given to the record by the creator):  Personals & ClassifiedsDate(s) of creation:  June, 1995Creator /…

Fat hatred won’t die by itself. It needs help from you.

Special ingredients.

FaT GiRL #3 Back Cover

Love, FaT GiRL