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The seasons do not pause for our aesthetics. It’s time to switch to summer goth mode. (Image Credit: Instagram/fattyboomtatty)

14 Plus-Size Summer Goths Show Us How It's Done

Need a bit of inspiration for Summer Goth looks? Check out these 14 Plus-Size Summer Goths who are here to show you how it’s done. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   07.7.17   |   SHARE
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As someone who is very dedicated to healing and emotional growth, I actually can’t afford to waste emotional energy on people and pursuits that deplete me.

Take The Cake: Stop Doing Sh*t You Hate

I have come to learn that most of the things I hate are things I can manage (if not eradicate) with boundaries, introspection, a sense of my needs as Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   07.6.17   |   SHARE
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I wish that people understood that it’s never OK to comment on a mother’s age — young or old. Because the judgmental connotation is always there, no matter how innocent the intent.

Is It Ever Okay To Comment On A Mother's Age?

The insecurities about my age pushed me over the edge, making me work myself to the bone trying to be what I thought society would deem as a “good Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   07.3.17   |   SHARE
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Unfortunately, Spirit oversold Mr. Cordova's flight and, apparently to accommodate one more thin person, they kicked him off the flight.

Fat Passengers Can't Win With The Airlines

Spirit oversold Mr. Cordova's flight and, apparently to accommodate one more thin person, they kicked him off the flight. This, despite the fact that Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   06.30.17   |   SHARE
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The Universal Standard aesthetic is sleek and minimalist. It looks to me like a great brand for wardrobe staples that you can dress up or down. (Image Credit: Instagram/universalstandard)

Universal Standard: High Quality, Plus Size Clothing That You Can Exchange Up To A Year

Universal Standard's co-founder Alexandra Waldman says she was inspired by her own misadventures in shopping for larger sizes, which resulted in “a Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   06.29.17   |   SHARE
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Share your weight and your feelings. Demand desserts. And live your best (sex) life. (Image Credit: Instagram/Virgietovar)

Take The Cake: I Shared My Weight In A Personal Ad & Here's What Happened

I find that clarity is the key to getting the exact heterosexual intercourse you want. Part of this involves taking the gloves off around discussions Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   06.29.17   |   SHARE
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My tendonitis has healed, but I can't risk it recurring just because I want people to like the way I look as I whiz — or amble — by.

Running, In Style: The Endless Quest For A Not-Ugly Running Shoe

I wish that function and style didn’t have to be mutually exclusive for sport. Can’t I have a running shoe that's pretty? Or at least unobtrusive? Read...
Amy Klein    |   06.28.17   |   SHARE
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4 Ways For An Advocate To Engage In Self-Care

We are tired and hurting and don't know what else to do. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   06.22.17   |   SHARE
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