Just About Glad

Alison Stevenson
Personal essays, thoughts, and discussions.
Created 21 Dec 2020
  • The Real 'Fatfishing'
    29 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 7 2
    Vivianne and Vincent (2007) by Ariane Lopez-Huici Back in 2017, I wrote an article for VICE about the lack of belly representation in mainstream body positivity. In the piece, I referenced lyrics by D...
  • Confronting Nonconfrontation
    30 Aug 2021 • 6 min read • 6 2
    In recent years, I’ve had to face one of my most shameful flaws: I fear confrontation. This realization was honestly shocking to me because, prior to this, I genuinely thought of myself as somewhat fe...
  • Going Viral
    28 Jul 2021 • 11 min read • 8 0
    My dream was to be just like Carrie Bradshaw. I mean, come on, every woman with a knack for divulging personal stories, who is also somewhat desperate for attention, with a penchant for asking semi-rh...
  • Yup, Still Single
    16 Jun 2021 • 10 min read • 10 2
    Hello, it’s me -- the perpetually single woman who continues to write about being single. I guess I took a short break, but I’m back at it again! I’ve been single most of my adult life, with a few “re...
  • It's Not the Same
    17 May 2021 • 5 min read • 10 0
    For me, it wasn’t a one-time free trip in my 20’s. For me, it was an entire childhood of traveling many summers. I haven’t been back to Israel since I was a legal adult, but before I was 18, Israel wa...
  • Don't Leave Me Hanging On The Telephone
    22 Apr 2021 • 8 min read • 6 4
    Here’s what I’ve been feeling lately: my creativity is stunted, my drive diminished, and my overall mental state is in a far more self-pitying place. I’ve been a comedian for ten years and have experi...
  • Stop Telling Me to "Be the Bigger Person"
    22 Mar 2021 • 8 min read • 5 1
    Turning some tweets from 2019 into a more thought-out thing Here we are in the home stretch of a global pandemic and I can’t stop thinking about what a shitshow this summer will be (if all goes accord...
  • The Epic Journey of the Fat Slut
    24 Feb 2021 • 11 min read • 8 0
    Let me tell you about one of the few memories I have from being around 9 or 10 years old. I remember this habit I had. I’d lie in bed, close my eyes, and pray to God -- begging him to make me skinny. ...
  • On Being Madonna and The Whore
    27 Jan 2021 • 8 min read • 7 0
    It started with my hellish weekend. I posted a humorous tweet about having made more money from a pic on Onlyfans than I’d ever made writing an article for Vice (back when I wrote for them). Obviously...
  • When Will I Be a 'Bachelorette'?
    04 Jan 2021 • 8 min read • 8 0
    If you know me, you know I’m a bitch who loves romantic shit. I adore the “quality” romantic shit like: Albert Brooks’ “Modern Romance”, various French New Wave films, and love songs like “God Only Kn...
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