READING LIST: 8 Fat Positive Books for Young Adults

Although fat positivity in the publishing industry has increased in the past few years, there are still relatively few books with fat-positive representation, especially for children and young adults. Today, I wanted to share a brief list of books that feature fat main characters in young adult literature. Though this list is not exhaustive, it …

Intersectionality and Literature

Definition Intersectionality: “The interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender, regarded as creating overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination or disadvantage; a theoretical approach based on such a premise” What does this mean? In simpler terms, intersectionality refers to the ways in which different identities inform how different forms of discrimination …