body positivity

I still went to the painful place of being fat-shamed and decided that was why he had refused to kiss me.

Is It Because I'm Fat? How Internalized Shame Impacts Intimacy

I still went to the painful place of being fat-shamed and decided that was why he had refused to kiss me. The pain never fully went away. Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   08.31.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
Natalie Hage by Rosey Beeme

Transition Your Plus-Size Wardrobe From Summer To Fall 

Layering adds intrigue to an outfit, but it’s also incredibly important when you’re trying to maximize your closet and transition your plus-size Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   08.17.18   |   SHARE
Culture
A sad fact: Many men who are sexually attracted to fat women are ashamed of it.

Men Who Want Sex With Fat Women But Won't Date Them

A sad fact: Many men who are sexually attracted to fat women are ashamed of it. We need to talk about men who want sex with fat women but won't date Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   05.23.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Miranda Schultz of The Plus Life Blog by Kevin Schultz of Schultz Images

6 Plus-Size Looks For Wedding Guests

Love them or hate them, we are now in wedding season. For many of us, it means we need to find the perfect wedding guest look. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   04.27.18   |   SHARE
Culture
Mya Price of More Than Your Average (Photo by Sarah Caton)

9 Plus-Size Babes Thrift Their Way To Sustainability

Plus-size babes, it’s time to get yourself to a thrift store! While it may not seem groundbreaking, reviving throwback trends can be soothing to the Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   04.20.18   |   SHARE
Culture
Style Ethic's Kat Eves wears vintage Asos from Alex Michael May's closet at The Plus Bus. Photo by Rob Eves Photos.

Why Sustainable Plus-Size Clothing Is So Hard To Find

We have to examine the environmental impact of one of the world’s biggest industries, and support sustainable plus-size clothing companies. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   04.18.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
Models are wearing Alice Alexander. Photos by Adam Barnard Photography.

10 Eco (And Plus-Size!) Friendly Designers To Make Earth Day Everyday

Earth Day may be more relevant than ever before. One way to make a change is to shop indie, eco-friendly designers with ethical labor practices. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   04.13.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
image credit: Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Take The Cake: I Fight For This Fat Brown Feminine Body

What does it mean to want this body? What does it mean to fight for this brown, fat feminine body? In this culture, it means revolution. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   04.12.18   |   SHARE
Bodies