Absent Cause zine was established in 2008 as a venue for people from myriad cultures and selves, pushed to the outskirts and into the underground, to find each other, draw connections between their experiences, and gain strength for their struggles.
The term “Dangerous Gifts” is usually associated with the special contributions of people with mental illness / variance. But there are many kinds of dangerous gifts we experience and share: the person who chooses to wear… Continue
Added by redguard on August 9, 2011 at 8:42am —
Added by nicci mechler on June 7, 2009 at 10:30pm —
fat girl(s) sketch
lately, between scribbling in little books and promptly losing them, i've been working on a new project with Ang (altermyworld from Canada). we're doing a fat positive sketchbook project where we swap signatures, draw, paint, write, glue, collage, and embellish. eventually we'll each have enough signatures (with work from both… Continue
Added by nicci mechler on May 18, 2009 at 1:30pm —
I am working on getting together fat zines and zines that included articles about fat issues for a possible anthology. The zine would be a collection of fat zines over the last 10+ years.
I really want to do it and think it could be great, but am having a hard time finding the zines, especially some older ones. If you did one or had something about fat politics published in one in the last 15 years, please contact me asap.
Added by Krissy PonyBoy Press on January 6, 2009 at 4:17pm —
lately life has been more about organizing the studio (again. it's a mess. not just any mess. it's epic.). beyond that, i've been tossing around a few new zine ideas in my head--all inclusive sorts of things that are like perzine meets tutorial meets art zine meets poetical meander. honestly, keeping up with a bunch of different zine topics is just too much darn work right now. i will, of course, continue to keep Fat Girl
(my body posi zine)… Continue
Added by nicci mechler on December 24, 2008 at 2:00pm —
I finally finished the first issue of a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad, LIFE"
. It's a biomythography about growing up fat, awkward, and poor, with a healthy twist of humor!
Available for $2 or trade!
paypal email is todayneverhappened at gmail dot com
Added by Kisha on October 17, 2008 at 11:00am —
I am doing some preliminary work on a anthology of fat zines and am looking for all that are out there. If you do or have done a zine on issues of size politics and fat issues in the last ten years, please message me. And please pass this on to anyone you know who would be interested.
Added by Krissy PonyBoy Press on October 8, 2008 at 5:54pm —
New issue of Figure 8! This issue is an activity book! Filled with body positive and fat liberation puzzles, coloring pages and other activities. This issue focuses on self-love. Super Fun!
cover art by Nicci of Fat Girl zine. Thanks, Nicci!
You can get it at… Continue
Added by Krissy PonyBoy Press on August 28, 2008 at 12:30pm —