Fat Bodies in Art: The Full Body Project and the Adipositivity Project

By Caitlin I am fat. I have been fat since I was five years old and not a day has gone by without the world telling me in subtle and not so subtle… Continue reading

Third Party Candidates and Topics of Interest

By Ashleigh Hill                                                   Last Tuesday night I attended the Free and Equal Debate, which gave Jill Stein (Green Party), Rocky Anderson (Justice Party), Virgil Goode… Continue reading

The Madama Butterfly Effect

Copyright 2010 Yale Daily News Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved. Reprinted with Permission. Self I // oils on found wood, no primer // Larissa Pham By Larissa Pham I have never been… Continue reading

Weekend Roundup

Here are some articles we’ve read and loved this week. Check them out! Taking It All Off: Black Women, Nudity, and the Politics of Touch by Brittney Cooper at The Crunk Feminist Collective… Continue reading

Forgiveness is a Luxury, and Some of Us Can’t Afford It

By Shannon T. Rucker Nearly every time I read quotes about forgiveness I reflect on my past and wonder about what role forgiveness plays in my life. People say “Forgive and forget,” or… Continue reading

My Grief Is With Me

By Caitlin My grief is always with me. It’s with me when I am sleeping, having dreams of my father who has been dead for six years now. The grief started with his… Continue reading

Elegy: Jacques Derrida on Sarah Kofman

By Amanda Civitello This is what Sarah Kofman gives me to think about today, in the over-flowing of memory, there where she remains for me unique (unique au monde), and where I want… Continue reading

TALKING TO MY WEBCAM BECAUSE I CANNOT TALK TO YOU

By Satah (FULLSCREEN RECOMMENDED.) Transcript: In all honesty I feel nothing but pity for the sun as I watch it rise. This is the sun that greeted you on the first day of… Continue reading

Untitled; or On Grief, On Love

By Anaïs Escobar My aunt died two years ago tomorrow. It was a Saturday and the day my world ended and although I didn’t know it then, the day my whole life started.… Continue reading

Editor’s Note: On Grief, Forgiveness, and Healing

Some of our lovely writers proposed the series we’re introducing this week. We want to write and talk about grieving, about forgiveness, about healing, and about how those are all rather murky waters… Continue reading