It’s here!!!!!!! Online purchases of the calendar can be made here for our fundraising calendar for KQNY. So as some of you know, in my non-existent spare time I’ve been working on a book about body positivity and the rise of acceptance of Plus Size models and Burlesque Dancers called Throwing the Curve (BECAUSE WHY NOT? … More Pin-Ups for Plumas Community Radio Calendar is Here!
Dispatch from the Deep North I thank my editor at Hip Mama for encouraging this post.
School Library Journal did a story on us that we think is much closer to the mark than most. Jane Braxton Little of the Sacramento Bee did an up close and personal story of us (she lives in Greenville).
Michelle Bernier for School Board I haven’t written anything really political here I don’t think. I mean Throwing Chanclas is essentially about throwing a house shoe as a statement towards something that needs changing. It’s also about women taking charge of their everything: bodies , families, communities. It is in this spirit that I … More Michelle Bernier for La Habra School District
(forgive me in advance for butchering this form) Library Project Ghazal We need to tell you we’ve had a complaint about the library. An anonymous caller says you’ve got feminism in your books. Kids read books with feminism in them will ruin the morals of the valley. Girls thinking too much of themselves because … More Library Project Ghazal
Remember how the library used to look? I thought I’d make the feature image the original photo I took. It so does not look like this now. The sports trophies from 30 years ago are going some place else. There are new shelves salvaged from a closed school in the county. In one month, students … More Just. One. Book. GRAND OPENING/OPEN HOUSE
When I first decided to go and do a second photo shoot ever with Marilee Caruso I wasn’t sure whether or not I was to be the Creature or the sexy/silly/scared kitschy model on the banks of the lagoon at night. Like most plus sized women my confidence fluctuates and there’s always a bit of … More Creature from the Black Lagoon