Stories

Brenda Oelbaum

United States

  • City, State: Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Geographic Location: North America
  • Age: 53


Submissions

One of These Things is not like the other: Elizabeth Smart

Monday, February 03, 2014 9:24 AM

As a Jew, fear of Arabs was hard wired into me from an early age. After 9/11 when more Muslim women began to show their solidarity by deciding to wear hajib, I was very disturbed and fearful.

Detail Portrait Falling Out All Over Installation

Saturday, March 13, 2010 5:43 AM

I am obese. I believe very strongly that my attempts to control my size throughout my life has brought me to this shape. I have suffered every eating disorder known to man--and some that are only now being classified as such. Years of dieting and following external rules around my food intake has created such havoc in my life that it is taking me even more time to unravel the mess it has left in my brain and on my self esteem.

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009 12:00 AM


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