Happy Mother’s Day to my mom, and to any other mothers reading this! 🙂
-I love this fat femme wedding photoshoot and this pretty girls in pastels shoot.
-Sarah interviews Helen Castillo, who designed Mary Lambert’s recent red carpet dresses.
–Captivating tomboy floral spring inspiration.
–Why we all need a safe space to shop for lingerie. I so wish there were a store like this in Boston!
–To all the fat babes out there blogging pictures of themselves in clothes, swimsuits, or naked….
-I’m a total sucker for fashion illustrations made with real flowers.
-Lots of fatspiration: these Pacific Islander dancers, this gorgeous burlesque dancer live modeling for artists, this singer, this weight-lifter, and this adorable chubster with a corgi.
–Help fat activists get to the Allied Media Conference!
-Rachele was unwillingly turned into a fat person meme.
–Weight Watchers’ repulsive new ad campaign asks women to publicly confess their shame…for eating.
–Stop describing your diet as “clean eating.”
–Yes, doctor, I know I’m fat.
–If you tell a girl she’s fat…
A video of the Fat Flash Mob including interviews with the dancers:
Climate and Sustainability
–Finally, Neil deGrasse Tyson and “Cosmos” take on climate change.
-This solar roadways project looks incredibly promising.
-Two more promising technologies: jet fuel made from sunlight and solar panels made with common elements rather than rare-earth metals.
–Why are so many white men trying to save the planet without the rest of us?
–How to solve climate change with cows (maybe).
–Elsa and trans iconography: the snow queen’s gloves come off.
–Eight ways to reclaim Mother’s Day: “The founder of Mother’s Day was a righteous, anti-capitalist bitch. This year, let’s skip the toxic flowers and honor peace.”
–Mamas’ Day 2014: love, respect, peace of mind, and young mamahood.
–Are Iranians people of color? Persian, Muslim, and model minority race politics.
–I was Shailene Woodley: I used to say I wasn’t a feminist.
–Shailene Woodley is proof of why feminists need to take over school boards.
–Cecily McMillan’s conviction provides a helpful primer on how the criminal justice system is totally fucked.
–What if the LGBTQ movement fought for prison abolition rather than same-sex marriage?
–I hear them breathing: trans women, prison, and the limits of tolerance.
–The burden, and the wall, of Zionism: a fascinating analysis of the many meanings of the term.
–Tina Belcher’s sexual revolution: how Bob’s Burgers is changing the way TV depicts teen sexuality.
-For members of marginalized groups, “purity” in writing workshops often means the straight white male perspective.
-Help Biyuti Publishing, which publishes the works of trans and queer people of color, become sustainable.
–At sea: growing up, seeking home.
–Calling the white man’s police.
-This teen girl’s response to a sex abuse scandal within the YouTube community is so important.
–Hurt, rage, and endless beauty.
-These giant paper flowers are AMAZING.