Telling Our Own Stories

Throughout history, members of dominant classes have been telling the stories of marginalised groups, presenting those stories through a dominant lens and tightly controlling the narrative. It’s a system that allows structures of power and oppression to continue, because the people at the bottom of the system have no opportunity to fight those at the […]

The Coding of Fatness

When was the last time you encountered a neutral depiction of a fat person? A casual illustration at the side of a news article, say, discussing a topic that has nothing to do with fat, one that perhaps needs people as an illustration, like coverage of people relaxing on the beach to beat the summer […]