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Working from home is pretty much the best ever.

As More Folks Work From Home, Ravishly Staffers Show You Their “Offices” (Er, Beds)

Work. Play. Sleep. Repeat. Thanks, bed. You are the furniture MVP in this house. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.13.17   |   SHARE
Laurel Dickman is one of Rav's newest writers, and we couldn't be more excited to have her work featured here!

#RavsWriters: Laurel Dickman - Playlist Expert, Plus-Size Fashion Enthusiast

Welcome to #RavsWriters, an opportunity for you to get to know some of the outstanding human beings who fervently type to make Ravishly the Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   03.1.17   |   SHARE
“Fuck you, [Embassy Suites]. I’m livid,” Mazzalai Nguyen writes in her post...

This Breastfeeding Mom Was Told To Pump In A Hotel Bathroom. She Had Other Ideas.

“I told them they don’t eat lunch in the bathroom, so it’s gross to expect me to contaminate baby’s milk in there.” Read...
Sara Nachlis of Mamamia    |   08.25.16   |   SHARE
Image: Instagram

Take The Cake: Being Fat In San Francisco

This week I have been thinking a lot about home, and how home shapes the way we feel about our bodies. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   08.18.16   |   SHARE
I will admit that nude hot springs are often the domain of thin white people. Kori and I are both melanin-blessed 250+ pound femmes. Image: author.

Two Fat Babes At The Naked Hot Springs

It all started with a text from my roomie, Kori: "I am manifesting lying out, and getting some sun on my cooch." Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   08.4.16   |   SHARE
“How are you?” he said as I passed him. And that’s when I started to panic a bit. Image: Christian Koch/Unsplash.

Worst Feminist Ever: What Do I Do When An Old Guy Calls Me 'Sweetie'?

If I let everyone off the hook for extenuating circumstances like, “He’s over 50, so he probably just doesn’t know any better,” no one’s ever going Read...
Jody Amable    |   07.22.16   |   SHARE
Me, 2013

Why Do I Date So Much, Anyway?

Sometimes, the catastrophic pain and miraculous triumphs that come with relationships are worth simply knowing a person. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   06.4.15   |   SHARE
Sex + Love

My Journey To Becoming A Plus-Size Superhero

Models aren't fat girls like me. But here I was, on top of the world. Read...
Kerry Ellis    |   03.3.15   |   SHARE