Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.
In The Bold Italic's feature story today, Sara Faith Alterman explores coming to terms with her curves following years of harassment and ridicule. Joining San Francisco's self-accepting populace has helped, she says, despite an unbelievably obnoxious comment from a dude at Burma Superstar. Screw that guy and power to you, Ms. Alterman. [The Bold Italic]