Then, just a few days after the u2 2017 gift conference, she was found dead in her home.
What if our hearts and minds were big enough and strong enough to hold our own self care/acceptance/love AND compassion for someone who is so desperate to end their suffering that theyd risk everything to become thin?
Something here is becoming abundantly clear to me: horror of WLS notwithstanding, pushing away people who contemplate or choose it is not the answer for our liberation.
A couple weeks ago, the fat queer communities of nolose and Toronto lost someone dear.But I also dream of a community in which people arent isolated by their suffering, because the muscle of our collective hearts is so fiercely strong and vibrant that we can extend compassion to one another - even when its scary because it touches our.I dont know whether the fat oppression a person experiences is actually proportional to how fat they are Im sure to some degree thats true, but of course its more complicated.Please make sure the recipients name and address are in notes to seller and I will do all the mailing.Often, in our desire to create a fat-positive life, we try to sweep that pain under the rug.
We talked about the pain and isolation of being at a fat-themed gathering and still feeling like we were too fat to fit.
Many of the other folks in that superfat caucus were more isolated, often the only superfatties in their fat-activist communities back home.
This was to be a interior design post all about the different things you can hang on your walls.Self love and liberation, the real, lasting kind, isnt ultimately served by shutting parts of ourselves out.In our quest to survive, we shut out the pain of the daily onslaught of fat-negativity, the voices in our heads, the fears and the doubts.Oh, the ache of grief compounded by this eerie silence.We can sit in our corners mute forever while our sisters and our selves are wasted, while our children are distorted and destroyed, while our earth is poisoned; we can sit in our safe corners mute as bottles, and we will still be no less.The loss is shocking and unfathomable Luscious was only 32, and a much beloved member of her communities.Rating: 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5 Stars, name: required, email: required, subject: required.