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DIY Denim Cutoffs For Plus-Size Bodies

Shorts: a summer necessity, but simultaneously “forbidden” for plus-size bodies. We’re told that we have to actually physically suffer and do harm to Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   07.14.17   |   SHARE
No matter where I am weight-wise, this isn’t a fat suit that I can take off, and I can’t rely on it to keep me safe — that’s something I have to do for myself.

My Fat Doesn't Protect Me; I Have To Do That For Myself

Sexual assault doesn’t discriminate based on body weight, and none of us should take our safety for granted. My fat doesn't protect me. Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   07.10.17   |   SHARE
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Bada** Plus-Size Woman Strips In The Mall (And Makes A Pretty Excellent Point)

Would you blame any fat woman for insisting that she be considered? Read...
joni edelman   |   07.7.17   |   SHARE
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Plus-Size Model And Badass, Natalie Hage, Shuts A Fat-Shamer DOWN

I can't make you stop texting, but I CAN call you out. Read...
joni edelman   |   07.5.17   |   SHARE
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Being naked feels so good that I half expect it to show up as the latest Gwenyth Paltrow-backed panacea on Goop.

Whenever I Hate My Body, I Get Naked

Some days I feel like a Botticelli, some days I feel like a sexy, dumpy baby. Even when I am naked, my frame of reference is limited. I have not seen Read...
Mary Kate Miller    |   07.3.17   |   SHARE
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Choose Your Own Adventure With Netflix: Puss In Boots, Plus Some Fat Phobia

As we’d expect, there is no happily ever after here, at least not for Puss. Read...
joni edelman   |   06.28.17   |   SHARE
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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 Read...
Rebecca Bodenheimer    |   05.24.17   |   SHARE
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I Don't Give A Crap About My "Bikini Body"

I don’t remember being particularly confident about my body, I do remember thinking that I should look confident, even if I hated my thighs. Read...
joni edelman   |   05.15.17   |   SHARE
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