BIG: Stories about Life in Plus-Sized Bodies

September 25, 2020|
BIG: Stories about Life in Plus-Sized Bodies by Layla Cameron

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Pop culture stereotypes, shopping frustrations, fat jokes, and misconceptions about health are all ways society systemically rejects large bodies. BIG is a collection of personal and intimate experiences of plus size women, non-binary and trans people in a society obsessed with thinness. Revealing insights that are both funny and traumatic, surprising and challenging, familiar and unexpected, 26 writers explore themes as diverse as self perception, body image, fashion, fat activism, food, sexuality, diet culture, motherhood and more. These stories offer a closer look at what it means to navigate a world designed to fit bodies of a certain size (sometimes literally) and, in turn, invites readers to ask questions about—and ultimately reconsider—our collective and individual obsession with women’s bodies. Contributors include Dr. Rohini Bannerjee, Amanda Scriver, Cassie Stocks, Jo Jefferson, Layla Cameron, Rabbit Richards, Sonja Boon, Simone Blais, Tracy Manrell and other writers from across Canada, the US, and the UK.

Title:BIG: Stories about Life in Plus-Sized Bodies
Format:Kobo ebook
Published:September 25, 2020
Publisher:Caitlin Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781773860459

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