Tag: gender

Butch: A Round Table

4 butches chew the fat in the FaT GiRL 7 Roundtable. Featuring Oso, A.M. Salt, Judith Black and Margo Mercedes Rivera.

FaT GiRL #6, August, 1996


A true story about gender taboos, by Judith Black.

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.

Post-Surgery = Post-Community?

Four writers Tackle Questions of Weight, Gender & Transitions: Margo, Nomy Lamm, Sondra Solovay, Marilyn Wann

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

No Excuses

‘Today, I like my body. I went and bought a new bra today, and admired my body in the dressing-room mirror. It’s the same fleshy, pale, 36DD, 180 lb, five foot two body I had last week, when I cried for hours at home instead of going to a play party because I couldn’t love it, admire it, or imagine that anyone else could. That night, I didn’t even feel like I could live in it.’