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Body Love

All about loving the skin you’re in.

I Will Wear What I Like

August 5, 2015 | | 4 Comments

A few months ago, I came across an incredibly shitty post that sought to put we so-called older women in our place by telling us 24 things we should no longer wear. That’s right, women older than 30 are over … Read More

No Body’s Business

July 11, 2015 |

Are you FUCKING kidding me? Serena Williams is the greatest tennis player of a generation and quite arguably the greatest athlete we have seen in a generation– not Derek Jeter, not Lebron James, not Sidney Crosby, not Tom Brady, and … Read More

Review: Zombies, Run! 5K Training

September 8, 2014 |

Friend of the podcast Ness joins us to review Zombies, Run! 

The premise for Naomi Alderman and Six to Start’s 5K training app is pretty simple.

The U.K.-based developer combines its popular story-based running game, Zombies, Run!, with a 5K training … Read More

On Fitocracy

September 5, 2014 |

Since I’m the weightlifter in the Can’t Talk family, Bell asked me to review Fitocracy for the E-Fitness Experiment. Fitocracy is a fitness website and application available for iStuff and Android stuff.

What drew me to Fitocracy was the game aspect. It’s not … Read More

Interview: The Tummy Project

August 29, 2014 |

Today I am thrilled to share an interview I did with Christine Thomas, my friend and curator of The Tummy Project–“a place for encouragement, acceptance, & love for others and, especially, for ourselves.” I asked Christine about her work to … Read More

Interview with the Reluctant Femme

August 8, 2014 |

Today I was lucky enough to be granted an interview with the fabulous Cassie. She’s the author of both the Reluctant Femme and Brainy Femme blogs, as well as a jewelry designer. Her creations are fantastically feminist and geeky. I’m thrilled … Read More

Hobby Lobby and Birth Control: Just Give Us Universal Health Care

July 4, 2014 | | One Comment

I should subtitle this article “on the oh so tired rage I feel today.”

On June 30th the Supreme Court ruled in a case called Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby. The gist of the ruling is that Hobby Lobby, and other … Read More

Mary Lambert

April 25, 2014 |

Sometimes, all I want to do on this blog is use my tiny voice to tell you guys about other cool people.

You might know Mary Lambert as the feminine voice from that Maklemore song Same Love, but if you … Read More

Sometimes You’re Right: On Fat Discrimination and Doing It Anyway

April 11, 2014 | | 2 Comments

(image: the fatty in question in her natural habitat)

This article is part of an ongoing series about Living While Fat

The other night I had insomnia. I had no reason to be awake but I was, just staring at … Read More

Living While Fat: Angry Edition

February 28, 2014 |

This article is part of a series on the radical act of living while fat.

I started to write a long article about exercise tips for fat fatties just now. I got a thousand words in and quit, because I … Read More