Figure 8

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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.

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.

Krissy is PonyBoy Press. PonyBoy Press also produces the zines Imaginary Life and Paper Crush, along with lots of crafty items.

Krissy was an organizer for a couple years of both the Portland Zine Symposium and FatGirl Speaks.

Figure 8 was featured in the Zine Yearbook for 2008

See K.R. Roberto's review of Figure 8, among others, in Library Journal, Mar. 1, 2008.[1]