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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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A world in which fatphobia suggests that fat women are undesirable, and then uses that as a defense of sexually assaulting fat women isn’t new.

#MeToo & Fat Women: Sexual Assault Is Not A "Favor" 

We live in a world which fatphobia suggests that fat women are undesirable. It's disturbing to have to say that sexual assault is not a favor. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   11.2.17   |   SHARE
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Menstruation and Misogyny: Period shaming strikes to the core of our worth.

Menstruation And Misogyny: Why Talking Openly About Our Periods Matters

Menstruation and Misogyny: I will continue to march to the bathroom, tampon in plain view, as if a conductor leading with her baton. Our periods Read...
Jessica Schreindl of Role Reboot    |   11.1.17   |   SHARE
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It’s taken me much longer to figure out how to simply eat in a way that feels right in my body, and to accept my body for what it is — broken, fat, and mine.

On Learning To Accept My Chronically Ill Body

My only regret is that I wasted nearly 40 years trying to bend my chronically ill body to an imaginary idea of perfection. Read...
Jody Allard of Role Reboot    |   10.27.17   |   SHARE
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Be inspired by these 15 plus-size Halloween heroes!

15 Plus-Size Halloween Heroes

Create a literal #BoPoWarrior costume and have a body-positive Halloween bash! Check out these plus-size Halloween heroes for a bit of inspiration. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   10.27.17   |   SHARE
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Giving up unattainable perfection is liberating!

The Five Ways I'm Giving Up Unattainable Perfection

Maybe I'm not as confident and comfortable with myself as I appear to the outside world. But it's time and I'm giving up unattainable perfection. Read...
Laura Delarato    |   10.26.17   |   SHARE
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Image from the author's Instagram (@virgietovar)

Take The Cake: Thin People Aren't "Naturally" Superior To Fat People

Fat people, we do not have to acquiesce to our culture's normalization of hierarchy. We do not have to turn the other cheek. Joy does not come at the Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   10.26.17   |   SHARE
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