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Take The Cake: 7 Regular Activities That Become Radical When You're Fat

I thought I’d make a list of regular things that become “radical” (in the culture’s eyes) when you’re doing them while also being fat. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   02.15.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: 3 New Rules For Re-defining Success Without Weight-Loss

I was taught that weight loss was self-care, but then I did a bunch of research and realized dieting is actually the patriarchal destruction of my Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   02.1.18   |   SHARE
My vision for my life is very different from the one the culture has for me

Take The Cake: A Fat Girl’s Guide To Intelligently Divesting From Patriarchy

You were taught not to invest in yourself. You were taught to invest in the culture, which is bolstered by patriarchy, racism, etc.. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   01.25.18   |   SHARE
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“Fat activism is one of the few branches of social justice in which fellow activists seem to feel entitled to comment, degrade, harass, and otherwise police the bodies of their peers.” - Ashley Nell Tipton

In Defense Of Body Positive Fat People Who Lose Weight

Maintaining a “healthy” lifestyle can be difficult. Being a body positive fat person on a weight loss journey can be complicated! Read...
Annette Richmond    |   01.24.18   |   SHARE
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If you’ve ever suffered from eczema, you know my struggle. I'm pursuing healing and loving my skin from a different perspective.

Learning To Love The Skin You’re In…With Eczema

If you’ve ever suffered from eczema, you know my struggle. I'm pursuing healing and loving my skin from a different perspective. Read...
Amanda Edwards    |   01.22.18   |   SHARE
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I knew it wasn’t just post-baby blues that had me down.

Confidence In The Bedroom Boils Down To One Thing

Confidence in the bedroom is possible! What was messing with my sex drive was not extra pounds but the feeling that I wasn’t being true to myself. Read...
Erinne Magee    |   01.19.18   |   SHARE
Choosing the way I wanted to feel in my life felt so much more intuitive than trying to eek out intellectual goals.

3 Resolutions That Have Zero To Do With Your Body

You are more than a body; you are more than your achievements and goals. Here are three resolutions that have nothing to do with your body. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   01.3.18   |   SHARE
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2017: The Year In Our Favorite Plus-Size Trends

Looking back upon the incredible plus-size trends and fashionistas in 2017, we were able to hone into some of the more ubiquitous trends. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   12.22.17   |   SHARE
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