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The 3 Levels of Fatphobia are intrapersonal, interpersonal, and institutional.

Take The Cake: The 3 Levels Of Fatphobia

The 3 Levels of Fatphobia are intrapersonal, interpersonal, and institutional. Yes, everyone is affected by fatphobia. But the follow-up question is Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   10.19.17   |   SHARE
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image credit: Marie Southard Ospina

How The Spanish Word For "Fat" Helped Me Treat My Body Like A Friend

“Gorda,” the Spanish word for “fat,” loomed over me as I wrapped a towel around my body, arms firmly pushing into my stomach. Years later I embraced Read...
Marie Southard Ospina    |   10.18.17   |   SHARE
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13 Plus-Size Looks For Goth-Tober

What month could be better to celebrate gothic style than October? Fall begins the onset of the darkness of the year’s end. Here are 13 Goth-Tober Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   10.13.17   |   SHARE
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The consequences of vulvodynia can be devastating; physically, mentally and emotionally.

7 Signs Your Vagina Is Depressed (No, Really)

Charlotte’s vagina is depressed and brought some much needed attention to a serious health condition that affects roughly 16 percent of women. Read...
Josie Gleave of SHESAID    |   10.13.17   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: That Time I Went To Adult Fat Camp

I just spent the weekend at adult fat camp — admittedly, a very different kind of fat camp than I used to dream about all those years ago. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   10.12.17   |   SHARE
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The main argument against having more open conversations about anorexia is that one person’s recovery memoir is another girl’s manual.

The Problem With Dismissing Anorexia Narratives

The main argument against having more open conversations about anorexia is that one person’s recovery memoir is another girl’s manual. Read...
Molly Guinn Bradley    |   10.9.17   |   SHARE
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Latinx plus-size fashionistas!

14 Latinx Plus-Size Fashionistas You NEED To Follow

The US is in the middle of Latinx Heritage Month and we’re celebrating by focusing on Latinx plus-size fashionistas for this week’s fatshion roundup. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   10.6.17   |   SHARE
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Fatness, femininity and hair! Photo credit: @virgietovar on Instagram

Take The Cake: Fatness, Femininity, And My Pink Bangs

One of the things I have done for myself in adulthood as part of my healing process is make a strong claim to fatness femininity. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   10.5.17   |   SHARE
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