A little while ago I chatted with the estimable Dr. Cat Pause for her podcast Friend of Marilyn, a fat positive radio show. She interviewed me about why I champion fat liberation over body positivity, how my identity as a fat person is influenced by my other experiences of oppression, and a few of my … Continue reading Friend of Marilyn
Since I've been on a few, you'll know that I enjoy listening to podcasts. If you like podcasts, too, and you're also in the business of working to improve your mental and physical health, you're in luck today. I've collated ten of my best podcast recommendations that might help you achieve better health in a … Continue reading Ten Podcasts for Good Health
I was extremely honoured to be the debut guest on the Trans Variety Hour podcast this week! I spoke to the wonderful Michelle of What the Trans?! podcast fame about all sorts of things I don't usually talk about here, including my fledgling private psychotherapy practice; how I deal with my gender dysphoria as a … Continue reading Trans Mental Health Explosion
I’ve been feeling really frightened about what’s happening in the world lately. Climate change means the world is on fire, isolationism and fascism are quickly on the rise, and vulnerable people seem to be more in danger than ever. I feel powerless to stop any of this. What can one person do against the wave … Continue reading The Small Stuff Matters
This is heavily adapted from a piece I previously published at Dirge Magazine, October 2016. I brought back what I thought would be needed, took out anything that was dated, and added a few new things that might be helpful. Image description: Late-Summer flowers poking through a graveyard gate. Finding beautiful things in weird, 'dark', … Continue reading Finding Your Darklight: Tips for Managing Darkling Depression
If you live in England you’ve no doubt seen the massive adverts dotted around that state ‘Obesity is a cause of cancer’. The adverts are for Cancer Research UK and are designed to look like traditional cigarette packets to hammer home their point that fatness is bad for you. This isn't the first time they've … Continue reading Five Things to Know About Those Cancer Research UK Adverts
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