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About a month ago, when I featured in The Body Love Box, I was interviewed by the legendary Lindley Ashline. Lindley is a photographer, blogger, and fat activist who centres marginalised voices and bodies in her work. It was an absolute pleasure to be interviewed by her and to talk about my work, my values, … Continue reading My Interview with Lindley Ashline
If my excitable review of December's offering from The Body Love Box prompted you to sign up for your own monthly subscription, or if you read to the very end of my review, you'll be ahead of the curve on this one. For anyone else, here's some good news for cat lovers and fat activists … Continue reading Fat Cats & Body Positivity
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
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
For wrestling fans, wrestling haters, and anyone who wants to hear about my embarrassing childhood crushes - look no further than this week's I Hate Wrestling podcast! This is my third time as a guest on the show and I always have a blast with Matt, the host. As well as my obligatory trashing of … Continue reading Tables & Ladders & Chairs: Oh My!
CW: discussion about stories involving abusive relationships, rape, incest, violence, & underage sex. EDIT: As of 2020 and JK Rowling's hugely transphobic comments, neither of us are fans of Harry Potter anymore, whether critically or not. Neither of us buy any Harry Potter merchandise anymore or give any money to JK Rowling. Zillah is an … Continue reading Three Books a Harry Potter Fanfic Writer Says You Should Read
Happy New Year, friends and neighbours! I enjoyed my break but it's good to be back! For wrestling fans and wrestling haters alike, I have good news - I've featured on another episode of the I Hate Wrestling podcast to talk some more about The Rock, Mankind, and how wrestling operates as both real violence … Continue reading Halftime Heat
EDIT: As of 2020 and JK Rowling's hugely transphobic comments, neither of us are fans of Harry Potter anymore, whether critically or not. Neither of us buy any Harry Potter merchandise anymore or give any money to JK Rowling. As someone with a long history of talking about books online, I got the idea a … Continue reading Three Books My Girlfriend Says You Should Read
Adapted from Dirge Magazine, August 2017 cw: discussion of transphobia and horror tropes The central struggle of most horror films is in strong but vulnerable people fighting for their lives and facing off against malevolent forces that want to kill them. This is also basically the transgender manifesto – so why aren’t there more trans … Continue reading Haunted but not Alone: A Trans Take on the Horror Industry