About Me

My name is DeeDee Queen, and I am Performing Woman I am a drag queen trapped in a cis-woman’s body. I use burlesque, pole dance, and drag to explore gender performativity, body image ideals, and sexuality.  I am also a motivational speaker, workshop leader,...
How Do I Eat Intuitively? The Trouble with Last Meal Syndrome

How Do I Eat Intuitively? The Trouble with Last Meal Syndrome

When I was deep in the throes of my clean eating (read: descent from orthorexia into anorexia), I was eating every three hours, six times a day. I was eating “a lot.” I was also exercising a lot, and restricting the type of food that I was “allowed” to eat, but I was...
Why it’s Time to Stop Talking about Food

Why it’s Time to Stop Talking about Food

I’m sick of talking about food. I’m sick of talking about food, and what you can and can’t and should and shouldn’t eat. I’m sick of looking at pictures of food on instagram. I’m sick of meal plans and righteous conversations and biohacks and mean-spirited debates...
Clarification: Healthy Eating is Not an Eating Disorder

Clarification: Healthy Eating is Not an Eating Disorder

I think something needs to be cleared up: I know that we live in an outrage culture, where we can only see black and white extremes (and then argue about them on the internet), but I’m going to make a plea for a little bit of balance here: Eating healthy is not an...