body positivity

I have detested body-shaming for a long time, and not just because of my own personal history.

Stop With The Body-Shaming Already!

I have detested body-shaming for a long time, and not just because of my own personal history. I've seen how much the movement takes away from people. Read...
Awanthi Vardaraj    |   02.20.18   |   SHARE
Let these fatshionistas for 2018 show you how to do it with these plus-size workwear looks!

Plus-Size Workwear To Fight The Patriarchy While Still Looking Profesh

Fatphobia is rampant in the workplace. But being plus-size just gives us an excuse to be extra stylish at work. Check out these plus-size workwear Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   01.5.18   |   SHARE
@msbeyoudoyou photo by: Charis Solutions Photography

13 Warm Knits For Cuddle Weather

Fall fashion is all about three things: staying warm, layering on textures, and rich colors. The real holiday treat are the warm knits for day-to-day Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   11.10.17   |   SHARE
 Photo by Kelsey Kimberlin

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
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

Roxane Gay Made Me Realize My Body Image Issues Are Kind Of Bullsh*t

I don’t have a so-called “unruly body,” as Gay calls it. Therefore, my body still plays by the societal rules and meets the expectations of what a Read...
Sarah Hosseini    |   09.25.17   |   SHARE
Activist and somatic therapist Rachel Otis (@somewhere_under_the_rainbow)

10 Plus-Size Babes Who Use Fashion To Make Social Change

Fashion is often described as fickle and soulless by critics. While they are not wrong, they aren’t right, either. Fashion can make social change. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   09.22.17   |   SHARE

Who Are Plus-Size Women Dressing For? The Answer Definitely Isn't Men.

In honor of Fashion Week, Vogue's September Issue, and all the fun the comes with fall fashion, we'll be talking about plus-size fashion — Read...