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Tag Archives: fat
Belly Aches, a.k.a. Fat-Shaming Has Made Me Afraid to Go to The Doctor
There is a sharp pain in my right side and I refuse to go to the doctor about it. Here is why: When I was 7, I went to my first fat doctor. I remember sitting there naked with my … Continue reading
Posted in Body Positivity, Confessions, Essays, Gluttony, Headline, Health, Personal Tagged #NotYourGoodFatty, body image, cancer, doctors, fat, fat bodies, fat health, fear, feelings, food, grief, HAES, health, health at every size, personal, personal story, plus-size 7 Comments
Responding to Fat Shaming, a.k.a. #NotYourGoodFatty Takes Over Twitter, Makes My Day
When I was a kid, I was literally told I would never find love because I was fat. Well dad, I found it; on Twitter. The body-positive movement that I connected to via fellow bloggers and tweeters has changed the … Continue reading
Posted in Bloggers, Body Positivity, Featured, Politics, Stuff We Love Tagged bloggers, body image, body love, body positivity, fat, plus-size, self love, self-care, self-esteem, Twitter 3 Comments
Sex Questions of the Day/Week #SQOTD, a.k.a. Starting Conversations About Sex
In March, I’m on the opening keynote plenary panel at Catalyst Con East (you can use code “QUEERIE” for $10 off registration), a conference intent on “sparking communications about sexuality.” For the keynote, I’ve been asked to talk about how I’m moderating … Continue reading
Posted in #SexQOTD, Body Positivity, Conversation Starters, Queerie Me (Advice Column), Sex Tagged #SexQOTD, advice, body image, Catalyst Con, conversations about sex, fat, fear, feelings, love, loving yourself, plus-size, Sex, shame 16 Comments
Meet Me In Seattle, a.k.a. I’m Teaching Three Exciting, Educational & Entertaining Workshops in Seattle, January 18 & 19, 2014
Hey Seattle, I’m coming for your brains! To be more specific, I’m coming to fill them with lots of delicious, sexy knowledge during three (yes three!) workshops the weekend of January 18 & 19, 2014. Each workshop will be highly … Continue reading
Posted in Announcements, Events, Featured, Giveaway, Headline, Meet Queerie Bradshaw, Other, Speaking Gigs/Workshops Tagged advice, body image, fat, featured, gay, lesbian, love, Pacific Northwest, plus-size, queer, Seattle, Sex, sex ed, sex education, teaching, workshop, writing, writing about sex Leave a comment
Fat Rolls and Photos, a.k.a. Learning to Positively Judge My Image
When Catalyst Con announced that photos from the event were up on their website, I got very excited. I spoke three times and there was a professional photographer there, giving me high hopes for a new profile photo or something … Continue reading
Posted in Body Positivity, Essays, Featured, Headline, Off Our Chests, Personal, Politics Tagged body image, Catalyst Con, fat, fear, featured, feelings, feminist, personal, personal story, self-esteem, shame 25 Comments
My Dad and Guy Kawasaki, a.k.a. The Importance of Talking About Feminism and Stereotyping
Right after the whole titcircle debacle, I was sent a link to an article on the Huffington Post written by Peg Fitzpatrick called “Words Have Power, Use Them Wisely.” Peg Fitzpatrick is the assistant to Guy Kawasaki, one of the … Continue reading
Posted in Alternative Families, Essays, Events, Featured, Feminism, Headline, LGBT/Queer Politics, Off Our Chests, Opinions, Personal, Politics Tagged Andrew, BlogHer, BlogHer13, cancer, Family, fat, fear, feature, featured, feminism, feminist, gay, grief, personal, personal story, relationships, sexism, shame 1 Comment
My Cleavage is a Big Deal, a.k.a. A Hate Blog Posted A Picture of My Boobs from BlogHer13 As an Example of Unprofessional Behavior
When I was a kid, I got in trouble quite frequently. I was highly outspoken, realizing early on that I didn’t have to listen to what others told me to do, that I could form my own thoughts and make … Continue reading
Posted in Body Positivity, Essays, Events, Featured, Feminism, Headline, LGBT/Queer Politics, Off Our Chests, Opinions, Personal, Politics, Rants Tagged body image, fat, fear, featured, feelings, feminist, personal, personal story, plus-size, queer, shame 48 Comments
The Self-Deprecating Rabbit Hole
It’s amazing how quickly I can fall down the self-deprecating rabbit hole. One simple image sends a million negative thoughts racing to the front of my brain and soon I’m falling over, tripping into the void of despair, hating things … Continue reading
Posted in Body Positivity, Featured, Personal Tagged body image, Family, fat, fear, gay, insecurities, lesbian, personal, personal story, plus-size, queer, relationships, shame 8 Comments
Healthy Challenge: “The Whole Weight Thing” aka My Doctors Need to Stop Blaming My Conditions on Me Weight
“You’re doing something about the whole weight thing, right?” my doctor asked yesterday, without looking at me. She seemed more uncomfortable about the number my body registered on the scale than I was. “It’s been a rough couple years.” I … Continue reading
Posted in A Healthy Challenge©, Body Positivity Tagged body image, doctors, fat, health 6 Comments
Stuff We Love: Plus-sized Shopping Sprees
It’s been said before and I’m sure I’ll say it again, but it fucking sucks shopping when you’re above a size 14. It’s practically impossible to go on a shopping spree, as spree implies buying more than one outfit, … Continue reading
Posted in A Good Fit, Body Positivity, Fashion, Featured, Stuff We Love Tagged A Good Fit, body image, fat, plus-size, weight issues 3 Comments