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Model Chelsea Algarin for Proud Mary Fashion. Photo by Jessica Hinkle.

12 Ways To Incorporate More Whimsy Into Your Plus-Size Wardrobe

With a vibrant palette, playful prints, and different fabrics and silhouettes to toy with, Spring is the perfect season for creative plus-size looks. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   04.6.18   |   SHARE
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image credit: Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Take The Cake: 3 Powerful Romantic Solidarity Strategies Between Thin & Fat Women

Solidarity strategies are possible. They happen all the time — though often less frequently in the realm of romance, unfortunately. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   03.29.18   |   SHARE
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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
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Let these fatshionistas for 2018 show you how to do it with these plus-size workwear looks!

Plus-Size Workwear To Fight The Patriarchy While Still Looking Profesh

Fatphobia is rampant in the workplace. But being plus-size just gives us an excuse to be extra stylish at work. Check out these plus-size workwear Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   01.5.18   |   SHARE
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@msbeyoudoyou photo by: Charis Solutions Photography

13 Warm Knits For Cuddle Weather

Fall fashion is all about three things: staying warm, layering on textures, and rich colors. The real holiday treat are the warm knits for day-to-day Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   11.10.17   |   SHARE
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These Fat Babes Showcase Their Visible Belly Outlines

Being in any body comes with its own set of insecurities, hangups, and unique idiosyncrasies, but visible belly outlines are particularly fraught Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   11.3.17   |   SHARE
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The first thing he said with a big smile was, “These aren't dolls, they are real people!” (Image courtesy of the author.)

Bye Bye, Barbie: Giving My Son Dolls That Look Like Actual People

I'm giving my son dolls that look like actual people. He has no idea that they are revolutionary or how different they are from the dolls I grew up Read...
Fiona Tapp    |   11.2.17   |   SHARE
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Roxane Gay Made Me Realize My Body Image Issues Are Kind Of Bullsh*t

I don’t have a so-called “unruly body,” as Gay calls it. Therefore, my body still plays by the societal rules and meets the expectations of what a Read...
Sarah Hosseini    |   09.25.17   |   SHARE