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I keep most of my anger to myself, swallowing it as deep as I can, understanding that someday, I won't be able to swallow it anymore. I will erupt and then there will be fallout.feedback
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Nov 06 2017
This page is completely dedicated to what Roxane Gay has to say. All of Roxane Gay’s quotes are organized here by date and topic. The most recent quote attributed to Roxane Gay came from an article called HBO Boss Regrets Announcement of ‘Confederate, ’ but Not its Concept: “I cannot help worrying that there are people, emboldened by this administration, who will watch a show like 'Confederate' and see it as inspiration, rather than a cautionary tale.”.
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Jun 19 2017

Writing about the body is a very vulnerable thing. I just didn't want to do it, . But that is what told me this is what I should be writing.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Homosexuality

I've been to Australia before. She's actually seen me before. She knows that I'm very capable of entering an elevator, so things like that are just weird and humiliating.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Homosexuality

Am I supposed to be grateful you provided a sturdy chair? Why would you tell me this? Is it that arduous? Come on.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Homosexuality

I want people to be thinking about the book and judging the book on its own merits. I wrote a book about fatness in the world, and I wanted to expand the conversations that we have about different kinds of bodies.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Homosexuality

I am appalled by Mamamia. It was a shit show. I can walk a fucking mile. Can she fit into the lift?' Shame on you Mamamia.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Homosexuality

Just had a disaster interview where I was asked 'describe your body for me'. Not entirely sure I am going to be able to keep it together during the press for this book.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Homosexuality

Hunger is something that I have to steel myself for because people ask very dumb questions and very insulting questions. There's a happy medium, but to teach people in every single space that you enter how to treat you and your body with dignity is a full-time job, and I already have several other full-time jobs.feedback

Jun 09 2017 - Homosexuality

When I move around, I feel every extra pound I am carrying. I have no stamina…More of often than not, I am in some kind of physical pain….The pain can be unbearable.feedback

Jun 09 2017 - Homosexuality

When I am walking down the street, men lean out of their car windows and shout vulgar things at me about my body, about how they see it. Fat-shaming is real. The bruises tend to linger. My thighs have been bruised, more often than not, for the past twenty-four years.feedback

Jun 09 2017 - Homosexuality

No matter what size I am, I should be treated with respect.feedback

Jun 07 2017 - Homosexuality

Everything I thought I knew was shattered.feedback

Jun 07 2017 - Homosexuality

I didn't ever want to be over-powered again.feedback

Mar 12 2017

Today one of the funniest, most charming videos showed me that we have way more work to do than I ever thought. It's only a fair assumption if you're racist. Some of you should look long and hard at why you assume that mother is the nanny.feedback

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