"we’re not used to seeing fat people represented positively in media"
July 15, 2014 9:16 AM Subscribe
Doing this – fucking the programming – is actually really freeing. It means I can stand up at a reading and give a performance in a loud, snarky voice. It means I can sit on and moderate panels without fear. Because I know how fat shaming works. I know that if somebody wanted to try and shame me using the “fat” call-out, the same person would say that whether I was 70lbs lighter or 70lbs heavier.Science fiction writer Kameron Hurley on public speaking while fat.
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