I am the Fat Femme.”Originally from Atlanta, Lewis is a second-year graduate student in media studies at the New School by day and “cultural worker, performance artist and freedom fighter” by night.
While an undergrad at the historically black, all-male Morehouse College, he-she used queer social networking and dating sites to meet people.
He was clearly drunk, swaying slightly, and I initially tried to ignore him.
However, he got in my face, and I pulled out my headphones to see what he had to say.
To Jamal Lewis, however, who is also black and who identifies as “gender deviant,” being fat and effeminate is a source of power and a subject worthy of exploration in a documentary titled “No Fats, No Femmes.”“For me, I’m just interested in the spaces that people are afraid to occupy,” said Lewis, who uses “he-she” as a gender pronoun.
Ali Cantarella is a full time freelance artist, wielding her pen for indie comics, corporate clients, and private commissions alike.
When not sketching, she enjoys creating food as colorful as it is tasty, biking around her beautiful city, and leaving half-drank cups of tea on various surfaces around her apartment.
The Macias Family invites you to taste the delicious food from their home town in Jalisco, Mexico.