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Tess Holliday On Plus-Size Modelling & Raising Feminist Sons

We got to speak with Tess Holliday about parenting, feminism, body-positivity, & self-care. And about her book, The Not So Subtle Art of Being A Fat Girl

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If Leigh Bardugo Is Starting A Cult, Sign Me Up!

Leigh Bardugo isn’t just an incredible writer; she’s also an incredible person, not least because she writes very diverse stories that give readers the gift of representation.

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Doniga Markegard Is Teaching People How To Be More Wild

Doniga Markegard teaches at a wilderness school instructor, and it’s important to her that her own kids learn about nature and wildlife.

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An Interview With Light Years Author Emily Ziff Griffin

On top of the career she’s already built for herself, Emily’s debut young adult novel Light Years released from Simon Pulse/Simon & Schuster in September.

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Samantha Irby Wants More Real-Life Fat Girls On TV

With two hugely successful books and a television show on the horizon with real fat girls on TV, it seemed like the perfect time to interview Samantha Irby.

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Meet Gallo: Experimental Pop Musician & Unapologetic Fantasy Nerd

I called Gallo up this summer to talk about her new music, our shared Narnia obsession, and the importance of maintaining a strong sense of childlike wonder.

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If Birds Fly Back Author Carlie Sorosiak Says You're Never Too Old For YA

"I think that you're never too old to read about hope, love, and redemption."

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An Interview With Andrea Ritchie, Activist & Author Of Invisible No More

"I'm hoping that it goes beyond saying a new set of names and actually really changing how we think about everything in this conversation, both in the conversations around policing and racial profiling and the silent mass incarceration, but also in the conversations we have about violence against women."

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An Interview With Fancy Feast: Burlesque Performer (AKA Professional Naked Person)

Before Instagram body positivity (actually before Instagram, period), there was tumblr body positivity. I was lucky enough to take a different turn within tumblr’s maze of angst and anguish: body positivity.

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Daphne Willis On Her Moving Mental Health Ballad, "Somebody's Someone"

I normally go through PR music tracks as I work, listening while I type up an email or proofread a piece.

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