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I'm happy being fat.

I’m Perfectly Happy Being Fat. Stop Making It Your Issue.

I’m very aware of the fact that I’m fat — trust me. I’ve had this body for longer than you’ve been familiar with it. Read...
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   11.16.18   |   SHARE
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I still went to the painful place of being fat-shamed and decided that was why he had refused to kiss me.

Is It Because I'm Fat? How Internalized Shame Impacts Intimacy

I still went to the painful place of being fat-shamed and decided that was why he had refused to kiss me. The pain never fully went away. Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   08.31.18   |   SHARE
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image credit: Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Take The Cake: Yes, Fat Women Actually Date Amazing People

I’ve dated people of all sizes, income levels, and personality types. I only get questions when I’m dating someone whose status is seen as “above” my Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   08.30.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: Do Fat People Face Too Much Pressure to Be Happy?​

I think there’s a special kind of burden placed on stigmatized people to pretend that everything is A-Okay. Would I be smiling if I was oppressed? Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   07.5.18   |   SHARE
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Photo courtesy of Annette Richmond

8 Style Tips For Plus-Size Travelers

For plus-size travelers, packing can be a colossal headache. The larger the plus-size body, the more fabric each garment takes. Here are some helpful Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   06.22.18   |   SHARE
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Ashlee Marie Preston by Kyle Sarhage

  8 Must-Follow Plus-Size Queer Activists

We honor these eight plus-size queer activist Instagrammers who are changing the world around them. They also have incredible fashion sense! Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   06.15.18   |   SHARE
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Lisa Schoenberger of Mustang Sally Two. Photo by Rebecca Northcott Photography.

8 Plus-Size Fashionistas Rock Shorts

Check out these eight plus-size fashionistas as they not only wear shorts but absolutely kill the fashion game. From old school gym shorts to cutoffs. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   05.24.18   |   SHARE
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A sad fact: Many men who are sexually attracted to fat women are ashamed of it.

Men Who Want Sex With Fat Women But Won't Date Them

A sad fact: Many men who are sexually attracted to fat women are ashamed of it. We need to talk about men who want sex with fat women but won't date Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   05.23.18   |   SHARE
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