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This Is What It’s Like To Be An Intersex Woman

As an intersex woman, I don’t fit into the gender binary. Read...
Lavelle Wollam of SHESAID    |   04.27.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: A Fat Feminist Watches 'I Feel Pretty'

That’s the thing about I Feel Pretty, the narrative only makes sense when you consider how limited the onscreen life of everyone but white dudes gets Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   04.26.18   |   SHARE
I didn’t just have to deal with the physical trauma of the fibroids and surgery, but the emotional fallout of dealing with potential infertility so early in my life.

Fibroids: A Women's Health Issue We Need To Talk About

As educated as women are on diabetes, cancer, heart disease and other conditions, fibroids remain on the back burner, though they are so prevalent. Read...
Fahrin Kermally of The Refresh    |   04.23.18   |   SHARE
image credit: Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Take The Cake: To The Man In Seat 36D Who Fat-Shamed Our Flight Attendant ​

Man in 36D who fat-shamed our flight attendant, what happened to you? What (or who) shaped you into someone who could take so much from others? Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   04.19.18   |   SHARE
Style Ethic's Kat Eves wears vintage Asos from Alex Michael May's closet at The Plus Bus. Photo by Rob Eves Photos.

Why Sustainable Plus-Size Clothing Is So Hard To Find

We have to examine the environmental impact of one of the world’s biggest industries, and support sustainable plus-size clothing companies. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   04.18.18   |   SHARE
Sonya Renee Taylor

How Can We Make Body Love Radical Again?

Brands getting in on the body love game might be a positive sign, but in and of itself it is not radical. We need to make body love radical again! Read...
Lindsay King-Miller    |   04.18.18   |   SHARE
Models are wearing Alice Alexander. Photos by Adam Barnard Photography.

10 Eco (And Plus-Size!) Friendly Designers To Make Earth Day Everyday

Earth Day may be more relevant than ever before. One way to make a change is to shop indie, eco-friendly designers with ethical labor practices. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   04.13.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: I Fight For This Fat Brown Feminine Body

What does it mean to want this body? What does it mean to fight for this brown, fat feminine body? In this culture, it means revolution. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   04.12.18   |   SHARE