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Monthly Archives: January 2012

I am confident. I am worthy of love. I am enough.

24-Jan-12

So the excellent dancer, writer and activist Ragen Chastain (of Dances With Fat (http://www NULL.danceswithfat NULL.org)) saw an ad for Australia’s version of “The Biggest Loser,” in which the contestants bemoaned their empty love lives. The implication, of course, is that if you are larger than whatever “normal” is this week, you don’t deserve love […]

On legs

07-Jan-12

Aimee Mullins has no legs below the knee and relies on prostheses. I have lipedema, which means my legs are big and painful. Both of us can be defined as “disabled.” Yet Aimee is also an athlete, actress, and model, thanks to a wardrobe of prosthetic legs that allows her to decide how she will […]