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In her [[zine]], '''Figure 8''', Krissy writes about sizism, fat acceptance and The Body Revolution. The zine is based in Portland, OR, USA.
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[[Image:Figure8zines.jpg|frame|Issues 1-4 of Figure 8]]In her [[zine]], '''Figure 8''', [[Krissy Durden]] writes about sizism, fat acceptance and The Body Revolution. The zine is based in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
  
Issue 1 was a one pager that was made for the first ''[[Portland Zine Symposium]]'' in 2001. Issue 2 came out in 2003 in time for the first ''FatGirl Speak'' in Portland. Issue 3 came out in 2005, issue 3.5 in 2006 and issue 4 was first published in the summer of 2007.
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Issue 1 was a one pager that was made for the first ''[[Portland Zine Symposium]]'' in 2001. Issue 2 came out in 2003 in time for the first ''FatGirl Speaks'' in Portland. Issue 3 came out in 2005, issue 3.5 in 2006 and issue 4 was first published in the summer of 2007.
  
Issue 5 of Figure 8 is called a Rainy Day Activity book and is filled with body positive and fat equality games and activities.
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Issue 5 of Figure 8 is called a Rainy Day Activity book and is filled with body positive and fat equality games and activities. It was published in 2009.
  
Krissy also runs [[PonyBoy Press]]. PonyBoy Press also produces the zines [[Imaginary Life]] and [[Paper Crush]], along with lots of crafty items.
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Figure 8 was featured in volume nine of the [[Zine Yearbook]], released in 2008. It is included in the West Coast Zine Collection at San Diego State University.
  
Krissy was an organizer for a couple years of both the ''Portland Zine Symposium'' and ''FatGirl Speaks''.
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Figure 8 was also featured in the a 2009 issue of Signs - a Journal of Women in Culture and Society published by the University of Chicago Press. The essay was written by [[Jenna Freedman]] and titled Grrrl Zines in the Library.  
  
Figure 8 was featured in volume nine of the [[Zine Yearbook]], released in 2008. It is included in the West Coast Zine Collection at San Diego State University.
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==External Links==
  
==External Link==
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* [http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6533067.html?industryid=47384 Review of ''Figure 8''] by K. R. Roberto in [[Library Journal]]
*[http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6533067.html?industryid=47384 Review of ''Figure 8''] by K. R. Roberto in [[Library Journal]]
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* [http://scua.sdsu.edu/collections/zinesfindingaid.shtml West Coast Zine Collection at San Diego State University]
 
* [http://scua.sdsu.edu/collections/zinesfindingaid.shtml West Coast Zine Collection at San Diego State University]
  
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Latest revision as of 16:36, 14 March 2012

Issues 1-4 of Figure 8
In her zine, Figure 8, Krissy Durden writes about sizism, fat acceptance and The Body Revolution. The zine is based in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

Issue 1 was a one pager that was made for the first Portland Zine Symposium in 2001. Issue 2 came out in 2003 in time for the first FatGirl Speaks in Portland. Issue 3 came out in 2005, issue 3.5 in 2006 and issue 4 was first published in the summer of 2007.

Issue 5 of Figure 8 is called a Rainy Day Activity book and is filled with body positive and fat equality games and activities. It was published in 2009.

Figure 8 was featured in volume nine of the Zine Yearbook, released in 2008. It is included in the West Coast Zine Collection at San Diego State University.

Figure 8 was also featured in the a 2009 issue of Signs - a Journal of Women in Culture and Society published by the University of Chicago Press. The essay was written by Jenna Freedman and titled Grrrl Zines in the Library.

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