Layla Cameron is a PhD candidate in the Simon Fraser University School of Communication. Her dissertation research focuses on the representation of non-normative bodies in both reality television and activist media as seen through an intersectional feminist lens grounded in fat studies, disability studies and critical race studies. Layla also works as a journalist, fat activist and documentary filmmaker. You can read more about Layla and her work at laylacameron.com.
Between terror-reading about Coronavirus, we soothed our fears with reading books and chatting with authors. Scroll on to see what we got up to this week.
Of all the subjects a writer can tackle, our own lives are both the most intimidating and the most rewarding. It requires a unique vulnerability to share our private moments, joys, traumas, and memories. Talking about our own bodies, in particular, can be overwhelming – but ... Read more
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