size positive
I got this email from my boyfriend after a sexual encounter during which my insecurities about my body got in the way of our mutual sexual pleasure.
God bless this guy. This letter is golden.

Aug 26, 2013 at 10:00am | 253 comments

Letters make me feel like I am whispering to a friend on the riverbank on a hot summer day, the air alive with the smell of bay laurel and the water so still that it looks like glass.

Aug 2, 2012 at 12:30pm | 123 comments

fat kids
Sending a letter home with a kid who isn't actually fat seems cruel to most people because fat is still positioned as something that it is bad to be. But those letters aren't helping fat kids -- or underweight kids -- either.
'People aren't judging you as much as you think they are. This one will take you a LONG time to figure out.'