Rebecca Bodenheimer

Rebecca Bodenheimer


Rebecca Bodenheimer is a freelance writer and scholar with a PhD in ethnomusicology. She writes on Cuban music and society and American popular culture.

Rebecca Bodenheimer Articles

Where Are All The Fat Women In The Handmaid’s Tale?

Given that the only requirement to be forced into handmaiden-hood is fertility, I find it quite strange that I have seen not one handmaid who looks to be the size of the average American woman; all of them conform to the normative body requirements of Hollywood.