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Model Chelsea Algarin for Proud Mary Fashion. Photo by Jessica Hinkle.

12 Ways To Incorporate More Whimsy Into Your Plus-Size Wardrobe

With a vibrant palette, playful prints, and different fabrics and silhouettes to toy with, Spring is the perfect season for creative plus-size looks. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   04.6.18   |   SHARE
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image credit: Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Take The Cake: (Re)Discovering My Love Of Food After Dieting

Hi, my name is Virgie and I’m a fat girl who loves food. During my years of restricting I thought about food more than I thought about most things. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   04.5.18   |   SHARE
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Faking health is a common coping mechanism for someone with chronic illness.

Why People With Chronic Illness Fake Being Healthy 

A common coping mechanism for someone with chronic illness is to fake being healthy. I’d like to shed some light on this very misunderstood behavior. Read...
Meg Hartley    |   04.4.18   |   SHARE
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There was a part of me that I wanted them to know that while I was fat, I wasn’t that fat.

Face To Face With My Own Fatphobia 

Now I know that just because I’m fat doesn’t mean that I don’t have moments of fatphobia. My own fatphobia has taught me a lot. Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   04.3.18   |   SHARE
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By Anna Hanks (@annaustin) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

I Feel Pretty, Not Delusional  

Amy Schumer, of I Feel Pretty, keeps trying to sell us this narrative that she is fat (and ugly, which she seems to think mistakenly are the same Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   04.2.18   |   SHARE
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If I couldn’t find clothes that fit me while I viewed the Eiffel Tower sparkling at night or sipped on a proper cappuccino in Milan, was the world really mine to occupy?

Shopping Abroad Is Tough When You're Black And Plus-Size

If I couldn’t find clothes that fit me while I viewed the Eiffel Tower at night or sipped on a proper cappuccino, was the world really mine to occupy? Read...
Nneka Okona    |   04.2.18   |   SHARE
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Photo by Rushina Morrison on Unsplash

13 Plus-Size Looks For Festival Season

Check out these great plus size looks for festival season, even if you’re just rocking them while listening to your favorite playlist. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   03.30.18   |   SHARE
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image credit: Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Take The Cake: 3 Powerful Romantic Solidarity Strategies Between Thin & Fat Women

Solidarity strategies are possible. They happen all the time — though often less frequently in the realm of romance, unfortunately. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   03.29.18   |   SHARE
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