biopicHeather MacAllister is the founder of the Venus Group, a social and support network for large women, and is also known as Ms. DeMeanor, founder of Big Burlesque/Ms. DeMeanor’s Fat-Bottom Revue, a performance group of fat artist/activists. She has conducted size acceptance workshops and/or performances nationwide, including the True Spirit Conference in Washington, D.C., the National Women’s Music Festival (IN), the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, Eastern Michigan University, University of Michigan, Michigan State University, the Abundia Retreat (IL), the NOLOSE Conference (NJ), Fat Girl Speaks (OR), and Burning Man (NV).
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