Fat women in burlesque

17th May 2007

Fat women in burlesque

In a culture that stigmatizes fat women and relegates their sexuality to invisibility, fat burlesque offers an opportunity to experience fatness as a sensuous subjectivity. – Lacy Asbill

For your viewing pleasure, a saucy video of some raucously entertaining and inspiring women who show sexy comes in every size. Video courtesy of the National Sexuality Resource Center.

It’s so great to see a bevy of full-figured gals challenging old and tired stereotypes of what is and what isn’t “beautiful and sexy.”

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  1. 1 On May 23rd, 2007, Sarah said:

    You’ve seen this great burlesque video at Elastic Waist, right?

  2. 2 On July 13th, 2010, Lucia N. Habitions said:

    If fat burlesque interests you, you may be intersted in seeing our troupe. Rubenesque Burlesque is an all plus size burlesque troupe out Oakland , CA; and you can find us on youtube and our fanpage on Facebook by typing in Rubenesque Burlesque .
    Cheers! Lucia N. Habitions

  3. 3 On November 1st, 2010, Jody said:

    I’m really interested in where I can find a troop in my area. I would love to join!!!
    I’m in Bloomington, IN and we have a burlesque troop, but no large women as myself.

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