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Allergy Shaming Is A Thing, And It Needs To Stop

I realized that allergies, much like mental health, are largely misunderstood and often dismissed as trivial or exaggerated. Read...
Chelsea Cristene of Role Reboot    |   07.15.19   |   SHARE
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Fat Girls Take The Lead

We’ve seen the fat leads who hate themselves; we’ve seen the fat leads who learn to love themselves in spite of their body... Read...
Jen Ponton    |   05.30.19   |   SHARE
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I Spoke Up About Being Size Inclusive; Dove Listened

This article first appeared on Plus Mommy and has been republished with permission. Read...
Jen McLellan of Plus Mommy    |   05.2.19   |   SHARE
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Please Don’t Compliment My Weight Loss

I’m not exactly sure how to take this. Is being thin a consolation prize for being sick? Read...
Kathryn Hively    |   04.10.19   |   SHARE
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Why Is It So Hard For A Fat Person To Find A Comfortable Place To Sit In San Francisco?

It’s important to recognize that tiny or unsupportive seats (no matter how beautiful) send a silent but powerful message about who has the right to Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   03.21.19   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: Why It’s Important to Preach To The Choir

It takes a lot of ongoing effort, labor, and love to fight for justice and to question the culture. People in the “choir” opt out of fitting in or Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   03.15.19   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: On International Women’s Day I Celebrate The 31% Stock Plummet of WW

I can think of few things more worthy of celebrating on International Women’s Day than the slow and very public decline of a company that has Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   03.7.19   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: Diets Don't Work (But They Do Give People These 4 Things)

Dieting is a socially sanctioned method of mentally high-tailing out of whatever is going on and keeping you entirely in your head, laser-focused on Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   02.28.19   |   SHARE
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