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

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
It’s never too late to start your life over again if you don’t like where you ended up.

It's Never Too Late To Start Your Life Over Again

Because you only get one shot at life.
Natalie Slaughter    |   03.10.17 12am   |   SHARE
It’s important to know that being asexual isn’t the same thing as abstaining from sex.

Being Asexual Doesn't Mean You Don't Like Sex

There’s a lot more to sexuality than meets the eye.
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   03.1.17 12am   |   SHARE
What does Marvel have against casting Asians in film?

Dear Marvel: Where Are All The Actors Of Color?

Why is Marvel casting white actors to play Asian characters? In the world of superhero movies, Marvel has been the clear successor over the last 10 years. With successes that started with Iron Man,... Read...
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   07.13.16 12am   |   SHARE
Men like him understand there are little to no consequences for their actions. Image: Pixabay.

Brock Turner Will Rape Again. I Know, Because I've Been Assaulted By Men Like Him.

[N]o one held my molester down and called the police for what he did to me. He was quietly escorted away, and over the course of a few months, the whispers of support turned into accusations.
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   06.14.16 12am   |   SHARE