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Saucye West

Fearless Fatshionistas Flaunt Their VBO

These fatshionistas rock their VBO (visible belly outline) with pride in a variety of awesome looks. Let’s celebrate our bodies! Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   08.24.18   |   SHARE
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The hypersexualization of bigger bodies rested on this term because it had no implications of health, or "ugliness," as fat does.

I'm Not "Thicc" — I'm Fat

I learned that the term “thicc” was fatphobic early in its rise. The hypersexualization of bigger bodies rested on this term. Read...
Jordan Daniels    |   08.13.18   |   SHARE
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What The Bu actually appears to support and donate to are organizations that engage in size-based oppression to the detriment of fat people.

Kombucha With A Side Of Fat Shaming 

Bu Kombucha's message on their bottle, “Health is our priority. The Bu supports and donates to organizations that fight obesity.” Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   08.7.18   |   SHARE
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Alexandria Nichandros by Chloe Jackman Photography

9 Plus-Size Dancers Joyfully Jiggle & Shake It

These plus-size dancers joyfully jiggle and shake their bodies! Keep them in mind the next time you want to hit the dancefloor! Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   08.3.18   |   SHARE
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Jessica Hinkle by Marcy Guevera-Prete

Rock 90s/00s Trends In Your Plus-Size Summer Wardrobe

The secret to making these looks work and not look like you’re trying to be Cool Mom is to not try too hard. You can rock your plus-size summer Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   07.6.18   |   SHARE
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You should know better than to market sizes to XXL as “all shapes and sizes” or “clothes for every person.”

Is It Really Clothing For Every Body If The Sizes Stop At 2XL​?

The fashion world has long screwed up when it comes to fat bodies. You should know better than to market sizes to 2XL as all shapes and sizes. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   06.25.18   |   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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