Self Care

As the fat positive podcast The Fat Lip enters its second year, I wanted to do some reflecting with the creator Ash.

Ash Of The Fat Lip Podcast Wants You To Know That Sizes Above 32 Exist

As the fat positive podcast The Fat Lip enters its second year, I wanted to do some reflecting with the creator Ash. What is The Fat Lip? Find out Read...
Annette Richmond    |   02.26.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
The idea that there are foods that we “shouldn’t” eat comes from the ridiculous idea that we can’t make choices for ourselves.

5 Foods You Should Never, Ever Eat (No, Seriously)

We’ve all seen it: the advertisement lingering on the righthand side of your browser, with the words “5 Foods You Should Never Eat.” Read...
Bodies
Photo from Maui Bigelow. Follow Maui on Instagram @phat_girl_fresh

11 Curve and Plus-Size #WakandaForever Inspired Looks

This week, we look to the beauty, creativity, and brilliance of this enthusiastic fandom as they declare their style and so much more with # Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   02.23.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
image credit: Little Bear Schwarz

What It's Like Being A Sideshow Performer — On And Offstage

So the result, therefore, is a culture of “fans” considering us Sideshow Freaks — bearded ladies included — to be “neat” and “fun,” but not actually Read...
Little Bear Schwarz    |   02.23.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
image credit: Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Take The Cake: BoPo Doesn’t Talk About Fat People Loving Fat People

I thoroughly appreciate that there is a primary focus on self-love, but I also feel the painfully deep silence around the healing power of loving — Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   02.22.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
I have detested body-shaming for a long time, and not just because of my own personal history.

Stop With The Body-Shaming Already!

I have detested body-shaming for a long time, and not just because of my own personal history. I've seen how much the movement takes away from people. Read...
Awanthi Vardaraj    |   02.20.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
Image credit Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Take The Cake: 7 Regular Activities That Become Radical When You're Fat

I thought I’d make a list of regular things that become “radical” (in the culture’s eyes) when you’re doing them while also being fat. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   02.15.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
Image by Suma Jane Dark

Big, Fat Love: 5 Plus-Size Couples Show That Valentines Come In All Sizes

This Valentine’s Day, our valentines to you are these vignettes of fat love told by the women, femmes, and non-binary folks within these plus size Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   02.13.18   |   SHARE
Bodies