I interrupt the scheduled interview posts to talk, again, about #DropThePlus. This will be my sixth post on the subject – don’t worry, I’m tired of it too. But it still keeps coming back, and still with the same tired arguments. So I’m taking a different approach this time, I’ve spoken about euphemisms like “curvy… Read More #DropThePetite – or why #DropThePlus doesn’t make sense
I’ve written before about how important the term “plus size” is, and why dropping it isn’t actually helpful. In fact I last wrote about it March 2015, it was one of the first posts I wrote on a plus size activism theme, and it was specifically about the #DropThePlus campaign by Ajay Rochester and plus… Read More “Curvy sexylicious” vs Plus Size
Looks like I’ve been busy this April, so thought I’d do a little recap. I’ve mostly been talking Plus Size it seems.
I went to see a counsellor a few years back, it was about 6 or so months after my health problems had started. I took a deep breath and decided to speak, for the very first time to anyone, about my disordered eating.
I was intrigued by a linkback I got to one of my #DropThePlus blog posts. It was written by someone in favour of #DropThePlus and on first reading I couldn’t see why I was getting a linkback, so I read it again, and then a third time. Until I spotted that the link to my… Read More #DropThePlus – please listen instead of misrepresenting our views
Sorry to be repetitive, but I’ve been reading more on the #DropThePlus campaign and it got me thinking. Lovely as Ajay is, I’m sorry to say the more I think about it the less keen I am on it. Though I agree totally with their desire to make a better world for girls, and applaud… Read More #DropThePlus and our daughters
In case it’s passed anyone by, I’m not a skinny girl. Not any more. Not by a long shot. I can’t say I’m exactly fine with it, but working on it. So I’ve been watching the #droptheplus debate with interest. Here’s the thing, I get both sides, but I do lean towards thinking it’s not… Read More Dropping the plus and values attached to our bodies