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This section is devoted to resources and activist information for the fat and (out) queer. Please check back, as our network of resources grows. Suggest other opportunities for progressive, queer, and fat activism; we'd love to help spread the word!

activism

read the NOLOSE manifesta!
International No Diet Day
New Providence Women's Center needs your clothes
The Fat Experience Project - oral, visual and written history project (body image activism)

 

links

bitchin fat/queer sites:
belle-noir.com - e-zine for BBWs of color
anybody.org
big fat blog
charlottecooper.net
The Chubsters
Fat!So?
FemmeCast - The Queer Fat Femme Podcast Guide to Life
International No Diet Day Resources
Obesity Time Bomb - fat-related blog
Plump it Up Toronto - Fat Toronto community
Plus Size Yellow Pages
redpolka.org
StacyBias.net
Transgender People of Size - LiveJournal Community

arts:
Big Moves - Bi-coastal fat dance company extraordinaire
Creamy Goodness - the name says it all!
Fat Fuck - the play
Fat Girl Speaks
Goddess Songs
HanneBlank.com
SusanStinson.net

books:
Big Big Love, Hanne Blank
Cherry, Charlotte Cooper
The Fat Girl's Guide to Life, Wendy Shanker
Fat and Proud: The Politics of Size, Charlotte Cooper
Fat Girl Dances With Rock, Susan Stinson
Large & Lovely books
Plush Cats Pinup Calendar
A Taste For Blood, Diana Lee
Tipping the Scales of Justice: Fighting Weight-Based Discrimination, Sondra Solovay
Unruly Appetites, Hanne Blank
Venus of Chalk, Susan Stinson
Zaftig: Well Rounded Erotica, Hanne Blank

health:
be nourished - anti-dieting nutrition and health
USDA info on supplements

organizations:
The Audre Lorde Project Inc.
Butch Voices
Council on Size and Weight Discrimination
Femme Collective
International Size Acceptance Assoc.
naafa
naafala - Southern California fat activism and community
QueerNet.org
Sylvia Rivera Law Project

misc:
Abundia - annual retreat for women of size
Babeland - fat-positive sex toys, equipment, resources
butch-femme.com - fat-positive online community for dykely/trans dating
dykewomon.org - site of Elana Dykewomon, activist, author, teacher
Extra Hip - "the zine for the *real* teen scene"
MaxAirborne.com - gorgeous, fat/queer-positive mosaic
Taproot Web Hosting - our helpful hosts!
womyn's ware - fat-positive Canadian site for sex toys

clothing:
alight.com
Beauty Plus Power
Big Boxers of Brooklyn / Size Queen - custom clothing up to 9X
Big on Batik
DatGurl - Funky Threads for Thick Chicks
Diesel Femme Wear - up to 8X
Fat Fancy - fat fashion revolution, located in downtown Portland (resale)
fatshionista! - LiveJournal community
jodi's list of fetishwear sources
No Sweat - Union-Made/Sweatshop-Free, with sizes up to 4x
PlusSize.com
Re/Dress NYC - plus-sized vintage and resale, located in Brooklyn
Two Whole Cakes (previously fatshionista.com)
- editorials/blog site

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