Worth Your Weight

July 4, 2008

What’s your story?

Filed under: fat acceptance — worthyourweight @ 8:08 pm

You’ve probably seen this already, but in case you haven’t, be sure to check out The Fat Experience Project.

Stacy Bias writes:

The goal of the Fat Experience Project is to map the global experience of fat in a way that is human, has a face, a heart, a mind, a body and a voice. The Fat Experience Project is an oral, visual and written history project which seeks to be a humanizing force in body image activism. By collecting and sharing the many and varied stories of individuals of size, the Fat Experience Project seeks to engage with, educate, empower and enrich the lives of people of size, our allies and the world at large.

As the project grows, it will be filled with first-person, non-fiction narratives (in text, video or mp3 format) that speak to the many and varied aspects of the life lived large. Some of the content will come from interviews already gathered on an extensive 2-month road trip (with the lovely Val Garrison) in both audio and video format. Some content will come from trips on the horizon. Most content will be submitted via the website by readers such as yourself.

You can learn more about Stacy at http://www.stacybias.net.

Spread the word about this great project and think about participating!

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