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#FatshionFriday: Follow These 11 Plus-Size Makeup Artists For Inspiration

Ever find yourself dying to try a makeup look, but having a hard time envisioning it on yourself because most of the makeup IG’s and YouTube channels Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   03.22.17   |   SHARE
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(Photo by Suma Jane Dark. Front row, L-R: Jessica Rihal, Manon Marchetti Edwards, Hayley Herms, and Megan Kimberling. Rear: Jules Wood, Laurel Dickman, and Astra Varnado.)

Unsculpted: A Photo Series From Photographer Suma Jane Dark 

Today, we interview photographer Suma Jane Dark, known best for their body-positive work shown through a feminist lens. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   03.20.17   |   SHARE
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ModCloth + Walmart = SADS

Walmart Buys ModCloth; My Heart Breaks Into A Trillion Tiny Capitalist Pieces

It's sort of hypocritical for me to be pissed at Walmart, but I swore off fast fashion at the beginning of the year, and I haven't even bought one t- Read...
joni edelman   |   03.17.17   |   SHARE
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“I want to be the pioneer for plus-sized women”

The Pretty Big Dance Movement Wants Better Body Representation In Music

“It’s about uplifting and empowering women to feel like they can be confident and do anything. Not just dance.” Read...
Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez    |   01.20.17   |   SHARE
Ashley Graham doesn't put up with body-shaming (Image Credit: Instagram)

My Body Positive Hero: Sports Illustrated Model, Ashley Graham

Body-shaming exists, but we shouldn't accept it as just another sad and simple fact of life. Model Ashley Graham is on the front lines of this fight Read...
Allison Cooper    |   09.7.16   |   SHARE
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“Showing skin isn’t exclusive to smaller girls. It’s okay for a plus-size woman to let her body breathe in her clothing,” [Mariposa] said.

'We Wear What We Want' Is The Body Positive Movement We All Need

LA-based plus-size model Simone Mariposa has sparked a social media chain of women who refuse to let the opinions of others dictate their clothing Read...
Meredith Eriksson of Mamamia    |   08.10.16   |   SHARE
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These days, I’m lucky if a thrifting ‘adventure’ yields two semi-wearable tops; even then, odds are that one of them is going to be cut funny... Image: Steve Snodgrass (CC BY 2.0)

Sizeism Makes It Expensive To Be Fat And Wear Clothes

Although the hunt for the perfect outfit at the thrift store was a thrill when I was thin, as a fat person, the hunt was just downright depressing. Read...
Katherine DM Clover    |   05.20.16   |   SHARE
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Before this trip, when I thought “Vienna,” I didn't think “plus-size paradise.” But holy shit. Image: Virgie Tovar.

Take The Cake: Fat Babes In Vienna

My favorite thing about this trip was that I spent my time in Vienna with fat feminists by my side every single day.... Occasionally, our bellies Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   05.5.16   |   SHARE
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