Tag: childhood

FaT GiRL #6, August, 1996

Stories: Copper

“I remember the bathtub very clearly, mostly because that’s where I was when I swiped the can of Aqua Net off the sink counter, pressed down on the button and then re-adjusted it so it would shoot into my mouth. After we left my Daddy and came into town, I became restless that way.” A story by A.M. Salt, from FaT GiRL #6, August, 1996.

FaT GiRL #6, August, 1996

Turkey Tail

Leah M on childhood pleasures and the joy of fat.

Fat Fairy Godmother

by Alison Nowak


by Cholla

Fat Farm: Memories of Six East

Comic by Max Airborne about a fat, white, queer young person living in a psychiatric institution.

in Size Queen, 2005.

Dainty Does Ballet

Art by Allyson Mitchell.

FaT GiRL #4, October, 1995

Stories: Washing Up

A story about child sexual abuse, by A.M. Salt

FaT GiRL #2, February, 1995

Stories: Lies I Choose Not to Believe

“My grandfather always said everybody loves a fat man but nobody loves a fat woman. Even as a young child I remember his taunts: fatty–little pig–fatso. These words came at me from one of the biggest men I had ever seen.”

Reflections on fat and gender by Oso, from FaT GiRL #2, February, 1995.

FaT GiRL #1, October, 1994

Comics: i was a fat kid

I was a fat kid. Comic by Max Airborne. From FaT GiRL #1, October, 1994.

FaT GiRL #1, October, 1994

Stories: Give Me a Microphone

Give Me a Microphone
An essential fiction by JoNelle Toriseva

From FaT GiRL #1, October, 1994

FaT GiRL #1, October, 1994

Poem by Raquel

A poem about breakfast, buffets, and mom. By Raquel, from FaT GiRL #1, October, 1994