Tag Archives: Cheryl Strayed

Bad Feminist

I’m overweight. At times, this consumes me. Then, immediately thereafter I feel like a bad feminist. Roxane Gay writes in her article, Bad Feminist: As Judith Butler writes in her 1988 essay, “Performative Acts and Gender Constitution”: “Performing one’s gender … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Mom, I love you.

Cheryl Strayed is a badass. I picked up her memoir, Wild, because of her association with Lidia Yuknavitch (they work together in a writing group with Chuck Palahniuk), but also because the premise: lonely girl, grief-stricken and recovering from a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment