Maggie is Beautiful

Target age: six years old. A great time to start teaching positive body image.

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Maggie Takes Up Hiking.
Inspired by my own adventures with hiking, Maggie explores the great outdoors because its what she wants to do, not because she hopes it will reduce her mass. Part Thirteen in  a Series of Maggie discovering that just because diets fail, doesn’t mean she does.
“Maggie Gains Back the Weight and Learns to Accept Her Body”
“Maggie Gets a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies”
“Maggie Joins a Roller Derby League”
“Maggie Learns to Belly Dance”
“Maggie Goes to Re/Dress NYC”
“Maggie Joins a Punk Rock Band”
“Maggie Protests Fat Stigma”
“Maggie Explores the Galaxy”
“Maggie Reclaims the Word Fat”
“Maggie rejects Fatphobic Fashion Dictates”
“Maggie Makes a Yay Scale”
“Maggie Goes to the Beach”

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Maggie Takes Up Hiking.

Inspired by my own adventures with hiking, Maggie explores the great outdoors because its what she wants to do, not because she hopes it will reduce her mass. Part Thirteen in a Series of Maggie discovering that just because diets fail, doesn’t mean she does.

“Maggie Gains Back the Weight and Learns to Accept Her Body”

“Maggie Gets a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies”

“Maggie Joins a Roller Derby League”

“Maggie Learns to Belly Dance”

“Maggie Goes to Re/Dress NYC”

“Maggie Joins a Punk Rock Band”

“Maggie Protests Fat Stigma”

“Maggie Explores the Galaxy”

“Maggie Reclaims the Word Fat”

“Maggie rejects Fatphobic Fashion Dictates”

“Maggie Makes a Yay Scale”

“Maggie Goes to the Beach”

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Maggie Goes to the Beach
Sometimes, even things people take for granted can be radical and political when done in a fat body. Part Twelve in  a Series of Maggie living her life instead of waiting for a scale to let her.
“Maggie Gains Back the Weight and Learns to Accept Her Body”
“Maggie Gets a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies”
“Maggie Joins a Roller Derby League”
“Maggie Learns to Belly Dance”
“Maggie Goes to Re/Dress NYC”
“Maggie Joins a Punk Rock Band”
“Maggie Protests Fat Stigma”
“Maggie Explores the Galaxy”
“Maggie Reclaims the Word Fat”
“Maggie rejects Fatphobic Fashion Dictates”
“Maggie Makes a Yay Scale”

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Maggie Goes to the Beach

Sometimes, even things people take for granted can be radical and political when done in a fat body. Part Twelve in a Series of Maggie living her life instead of waiting for a scale to let her.

“Maggie Gains Back the Weight and Learns to Accept Her Body”

“Maggie Gets a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies”

“Maggie Joins a Roller Derby League”

“Maggie Learns to Belly Dance”

“Maggie Goes to Re/Dress NYC”

“Maggie Joins a Punk Rock Band”

“Maggie Protests Fat Stigma”

“Maggie Explores the Galaxy”

“Maggie Reclaims the Word Fat”

“Maggie rejects Fatphobic Fashion Dictates”

“Maggie Makes a Yay Scale”

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Maggie Makes a Yay Scale.
Inspired by Marilyn Wann’s Yay Scales (available for purchase) and as suggested by friendofmarilyn, Maggie re-purposes her bathroom scale into a tool for self-affirmation. Part Eleven in  a Series of Maggie re-purposing herself into a tool for self-affirmation.
“Maggie Gains Back the Weight and Learns to Accept Her Body”
“Maggie Gets a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies”
“Maggie Joins a Roller Derby League”
“Maggie Learns to Belly Dance”
“Maggie Goes to Re/Dress NYC”
“Maggie Joins a Punk Rock Band”
“Maggie Protests Fat Stigma”
“Maggie Explores the Galaxy”
“Maggie Reclaims the Word Fat”
“Maggie rejects Fatphobic Fashion Dictates”

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Maggie Makes a Yay Scale.

Inspired by Marilyn Wann’s Yay Scales (available for purchase) and as suggested by friendofmarilyn, Maggie re-purposes her bathroom scale into a tool for self-affirmation. Part Eleven in a Series of Maggie re-purposing herself into a tool for self-affirmation.

“Maggie Gains Back the Weight and Learns to Accept Her Body”

“Maggie Gets a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies”

“Maggie Joins a Roller Derby League”

“Maggie Learns to Belly Dance”

“Maggie Goes to Re/Dress NYC”

“Maggie Joins a Punk Rock Band”

“Maggie Protests Fat Stigma”

“Maggie Explores the Galaxy”

“Maggie Reclaims the Word Fat”

“Maggie rejects Fatphobic Fashion Dictates”

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Maggie rejects Fatphobic Fashion Dictates.
Maggie says fuck flattering with some help from Gisela Ramirez. Part Ten in  a Series of Maggie smashing the fat shaming culture that created her to sell self-loathing to children.
“Maggie Gains Back the Weight and Learns to Accept Her Body”
“Maggie Gets a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies”
“Maggie Joins a Roller Derby League”
“Maggie Learns to Belly Dance”
“Maggie Goes to Re/Dress NYC”
“Maggie Joins a Punk Rock Band”
“Maggie Protests Fat Stigma”
“Maggie Explores the Galaxy”
“Maggie Reclaims the Word Fat”

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Maggie rejects Fatphobic Fashion Dictates.

Maggie says fuck flattering with some help from Gisela Ramirez. Part Ten in a Series of Maggie smashing the fat shaming culture that created her to sell self-loathing to children.

“Maggie Gains Back the Weight and Learns to Accept Her Body”

“Maggie Gets a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies”

“Maggie Joins a Roller Derby League”

“Maggie Learns to Belly Dance”

“Maggie Goes to Re/Dress NYC”

“Maggie Joins a Punk Rock Band”

“Maggie Protests Fat Stigma”

“Maggie Explores the Galaxy”

“Maggie Reclaims the Word Fat”

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Maggie Explores the Galaxy.
Inspired by Nicole Lorenz and Fat Ladies In SPAAAAACE! (an ACTUAL body positive book you can get for the children in your life). Part Eight in a Series of Maggie’s Adventures after she makes peace with her body.
“Maggie Gains Back the Weight and Learns to Accept Her Body”
“Maggie Gets a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies”
“Maggie Joins a Roller Derby League”
“Maggie Learns to Belly Dance”
“Maggie Goes to Re/Dress NYC”
“Maggie Joins a Punk Rock Band”
“Maggie Protests Fat Stigma”

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Maggie Explores the Galaxy.

Inspired by Nicole Lorenz and Fat Ladies In SPAAAAACE! (an ACTUAL body positive book you can get for the children in your life). Part Eight in a Series of Maggie’s Adventures after she makes peace with her body.

“Maggie Gains Back the Weight and Learns to Accept Her Body”

“Maggie Gets a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies”

“Maggie Joins a Roller Derby League”

“Maggie Learns to Belly Dance”

“Maggie Goes to Re/Dress NYC”

“Maggie Joins a Punk Rock Band”

“Maggie Protests Fat Stigma”

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Maggie Reclaims the Word Fat.
With necklace by Definatalie. (I don’t think they are up for ordering right now, though) Part Nine in a Series of Maggie’s Adventures after learning to love her body.
“Maggie Gains Back the Weight and Learns to Accept Her Body”
“Maggie Gets a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies”
“Maggie Joins a Roller Derby League”
“Maggie Learns to Belly Dance”
“Maggie Goes to Re/Dress NYC”
“Maggie Joins a Punk Rock Band”
“Maggie Protests Fat Stigma”
“Maggie Explores the Galaxy”

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Maggie Reclaims the Word Fat.

With necklace by Definatalie. (I don’t think they are up for ordering right now, though) Part Nine in a Series of Maggie’s Adventures after learning to love her body.

“Maggie Gains Back the Weight and Learns to Accept Her Body”

“Maggie Gets a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies”

“Maggie Joins a Roller Derby League”

“Maggie Learns to Belly Dance”

“Maggie Goes to Re/Dress NYC”

“Maggie Joins a Punk Rock Band”

“Maggie Protests Fat Stigma”

“Maggie Explores the Galaxy”

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Maggie Goes to Re/Dress NYC
Part Five in a Series of Maggie’s Continuing Adventures in Subverting her Diet Propaganda Roots. Please excuse my poor illustration skills if her outfit isn’t sufficiently cute. Wanted to keep it simple and in Maggie’s established color scheme.
“Maggie Gains Back the Weight and Learns to Accept Her Body”
“Maggie Gets a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies”
“Maggie Joins a Roller Derby League”
“Maggie Learns to Belly Dance”

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Maggie Goes to Re/Dress NYC

Part Five in a Series of Maggie’s Continuing Adventures in Subverting her Diet Propaganda Roots. Please excuse my poor illustration skills if her outfit isn’t sufficiently cute. Wanted to keep it simple and in Maggie’s established color scheme.

“Maggie Gains Back the Weight and Learns to Accept Her Body”

“Maggie Gets a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies”

“Maggie Joins a Roller Derby League”

“Maggie Learns to Belly Dance”

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Maggie Protests Fat Stigma.
With inspiration by FatWaitress and Love Your Body Detroit. Part Seven in a Series of Maggie’s Adventures after Dieting Fails and Maggie Succeeds.
“Maggie Gains Back the Weight and Learns to Accept Her Body”
“Maggie Gets a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies”
“Maggie Joins a Roller Derby League”
“Maggie Learns to Belly Dance”
“Maggie Goes to Re/Dress NYC”
“Maggie Joins a Punk Rock Band”

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Maggie Protests Fat Stigma.

With inspiration by FatWaitress and Love Your Body Detroit. Part Seven in a Series of Maggie’s Adventures after Dieting Fails and Maggie Succeeds.

“Maggie Gains Back the Weight and Learns to Accept Her Body”

“Maggie Gets a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies”

“Maggie Joins a Roller Derby League”

“Maggie Learns to Belly Dance”

“Maggie Goes to Re/Dress NYC”

“Maggie Joins a Punk Rock Band”

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