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FAT: A Saga

FAT: A Saga

A few days ago:        I’m working in class with a friend, and two of her friends—who I’ll call Friend 1 and Friend 2—are having an especially loud conversation near us.
Healing

Healing

  Closure with my past is no tears streaming down my face and no scars. Closure with my past means picking out good moments amongst all the bad ones, to be able to reflect without anguish. Closure with my past means remembering those who wronged me and not necessarily forgiving them, but accepting their actions...
Appearing A-Gender

Appearing A-Gender

Illustration by Valentina Quiñonez. White, skinny, shorthaired, flat-chested: words that commonly come to mind when thinking of non-binary people. It seems to me that people who adhere to these traits have become the face of non-binary people as a whole. And while they are indeed a beautiful face to have, they don’t even begin to...