BIO

Natalie is a former Texan currently living in LA who enjoys politics, cooking, video games, comic books and spending more money than she should at ModCloth. She takes her nerd title as seriously as she does her writing and believes anything's a good story if you tell it right.

Natalie Slaughter's Articles

We’ve all made bad choices when it comes to dating. Mine involves Hannah Montana, a tractor, and an awkward invitation to a threesome.

My Online Date Turned Into A Weird Threesome Proposal

We’ve all made bad choices when it comes to dating. Mine involves Hannah Montana, a tractor, and an awkward invitation to a threesome.
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   02.27.19 12am   |   SHARE
You can learn to live with the pain, you can move on as I have after over a decade of self-reflection and hard work, but you never, ever get over it.

Why I’ll Never, Ever Get Over My Girlfriend’s Murder

You can learn to live with the pain, you can move on as I have after over a decade of self-reflection and hard work, but you never, ever get over it.
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   01.23.19 6am   |   SHARE
I don’t have to choose between being fat and beautiful, I can be both.

Calling Me Fat Isn’t An Insult, It’s A Compliment

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with loving my body. I don’t have to choose between being fat and beautiful, I can be both.
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   12.7.18 12am   |   SHARE
Is anything keeping you from believing that you deserve good things?

It Took Me Years To Realize I Deserve Good Things

Is anything keeping you from believing that you deserve good things?
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   11.23.18 12am   |   SHARE
I'm happy being fat.

I’m Perfectly Happy Being Fat. Stop Making It Your Issue.

I’m very aware of the fact that I’m fat — trust me. I’ve had this body for longer than you’ve been familiar with it.
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   11.16.18 12am   |   SHARE
Photo by George Gvasalia on Unsplash

Why Do We Still Think A Woman’s Pain Is ‘All In Her Head?'

Treating women like idiots has the additional consequence of making women less likely to report symptoms in general. It’s really exhausting
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   11.2.18 12am   |   SHARE
It's okay to dump your friends — even friends who have been there for you in the past.

It’s Okay To Dump Your Friends

It's okay to dump your friends — even friends who have been there for you in the past. Remember today that you deserve good things and good people.
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   10.1.18 12am   |   SHARE
There’s a lot more information about what it’s like to be a fat woman and the things you should and shouldn’t say.

7 Things I Wish People Knew About Being A Fat Woman

There’s a lot more information about what it’s like to be a fat woman and the things you should and shouldn’t say. Here's what I want everyone to know...
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   06.4.18 12am   |   SHARE
Let’s stop pretending like it’s irrelevant.

Politics Can And Should Ruin Friendships

To claim that something is “just politics” is to point out how much privilege you have, either systematically or incidentally.
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   06.14.17 12am   |   SHARE
Gender is a completely made up concept that exists to sell us more stuff more easily.

Gender Is Really Just A Construct To Sell Us Crap We Don't Need

At this point gender basically exists to sell us stuff.
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   06.9.17 12am   |   SHARE