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Activist and somatic therapist Rachel Otis (@somewhere_under_the_rainbow)

10 Plus-Size Babes Who Use Fashion To Make Social Change

Fashion is often described as fickle and soulless by critics. While they are not wrong, they aren’t right, either. Fashion can make social change. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   09.22.17   |   SHARE
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While "body positivity" and "plus-size" seem to be buzzwords nowadays, there is still a shocking lack of well-tailored, cool, fashionable clothing options for women like myself.

What Plus-Size Fashion Looks Like For My Queer, Fat Body

As a self-identified queer plus-sized woman, issues of taking up space and 'fitting into' clothes from a limited wardrobe are things I contend with Read...
Anni Irish    |   09.18.17   |   SHARE
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10 Instagrammers show us minimal and androgynous looks for plus-size bodies. (Image: @marquimode)

10 Minimal And Androgynous Looks For Plus-Size Bodies

Minimalist and androgynous fashions are chic, easy to wear… and often really inaccessible to plus-size bodies. It’s not that the clothing is not Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   09.15.17   |   SHARE
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L’Oreal, however, was not on Bergdorf's side, and fired her from a campaign that was supposed to celebrate diversity. (Image Credit: Instagram/munroebergdorf)

L'Oreal, Munroe Bergdorf & The Problematic Relationship Between The Beauty Industry & 'Diversity'

Companies — like, say, L'Oreal — wouldn’t just use the broad, vague, abstract concept of diversity (by hiring Munroe Bergdorf) to lure in customers Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   09.8.17   |   SHARE
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@readytostare rocks this badass tee made by Feminine Funk

These 11 Plus-Size Babes Rock Their Politics With These Graphic Looks

These plus-size babes are wearing their pride across their chests for the world to see. From Black pride to fat love to feminist statements, these Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   09.8.17   |   SHARE
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Instagram:  @jessbehappy

These Plus-Size Disney Bounders Will Light Up Your Day

Need a bit of levity in your day? Here are 15 Disney Bounders guaranteed to make you smile! Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   08.25.17   |   SHARE
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Image credit: @ivanthefutureboy via Instagram

"Brawn" Models Are The Future Of Men's Plus-Size Fashion

As our options expand, so does the need for new faces. Much like the feminine side of the plus-size industry, we are often faced with the same Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   08.11.17   |   SHARE
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These 17 Plus-Size Mermaids Are Magical Summer Inspiration

Despite the fact that our bodies actually make us better conditioned for the water than many, fatphobes try to tell us that we’re not supposed to be Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   07.21.17   |   SHARE
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