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The Heavy Truth About Fat Shaming And Obesity

The Heavy Truth About Fat Shaming And Obesity

Obesity is a widespread issue that we must tackle. But one thing is for sure, fat-shaming is never the solution that will help people lose weight. Making people feel ashamed […]

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Embracing Yourself: Staying Body Positive In A Media-Saturated World

Embracing Yourself: Staying Body Positive In A Media-Saturated World

By Stephanie Toland With so many unrealistic messages about beauty in the media, maintaining a positive body image can be a challenge. It’s all too easy to internalize the harsh, […]

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These Plus Size Activists Are Expanding Fashion Boundaries By Including Men In The Bo-Po Movement

These Plus Size Activists Are Expanding Fashion Boundaries By Including Men In The Bo-Po Movement

We talk a lot about body positivity and the movement started by everyday fashion influencers who are making a real impact on the way the fashion industry decision-makers portray bodies […]

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Gabby Sidibe’s ‘This Is Just My Face’ Is The Empowering, Bo-Po Book We Wish We Had Growing Up

Gabby Sidibe’s ‘This Is Just My Face’ Is The Empowering, Bo-Po Book We Wish We Had Growing Up

We’re serious when we ask: “where the heck was this book when we were growing up?!”. Actress Gabourey Sidibe’s new memoir ‘This Is Just My Face: Try Not To Stare’ […]

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If You Aren’t Following Intersectional Feminist Brazilian Artist Marcela Sabia On Instagram, Do It Now!

If You Aren’t Following Intersectional Feminist Brazilian Artist Marcela Sabia On Instagram, Do It Now!

If you are looking for a body-positive, trans-inclusive, intersectional feminist Instagram account to follow, check out Brazilian artist Marcela Sabia (@Marcelailustra). We’re not sure why it took us this long […]

Fashion & Beauty

Retailer Meijer Committed To Integrating Plus Sizes Into All 230 Of Its Stores By Early 2017

Retailer Meijer Committed To Integrating Plus Sizes Into All 230 Of Its Stores By Early 2017

The movement to integrate plus size fashion into the regular fashion departments at major stores has just gone up a notch with Midwest retailed Meijer beating out all other brands […]

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Canadian Artist Challenges Body Shaming Narratives With Body Positive Coloring Book

Canadian Artist Challenges Body Shaming Narratives With Body Positive Coloring Book

You are all familiar with the narratives: fat = lazy, unhealthy, unlovable, unworthy etc. Even if you had never explicitly heard those very words uttered, the message was most likely […]

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Teen Vogue Teams Up With Barbie Ferreira For A Body Positive Web Series Called ‘Body Party’

Teen Vogue Teams Up With Barbie Ferreira For A Body Positive Web Series Called ‘Body Party’

We love that body positivity has become a powerful movement within fashion, beauty and advertising. The trickle-down effect of the revolution happening in those industries alone is going to be […]

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These Boundary-Pushing Campaigns Are Evidence Of The Body Positive Fashion Revolution

These Boundary-Pushing Campaigns Are Evidence Of The Body Positive Fashion Revolution

You don’t have to look to the political landscape to find a real revolution lead by the democratic voice of the people – it’s already happening in the fashion world! […]

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An Important Message In The Body Positive Mov’t: “Fat” Doesn’t Necessarily Mean “Unhealthy”

An Important Message In The Body Positive Mov’t: “Fat” Doesn’t Necessarily Mean “Unhealthy”

We love the body positive movement! There are so many conversations that have been started regarding perceptions around body ideals, and despite the many divisive opinions, the fact that it […]

Fashion & Beauty

Aerie Lingerie Steps Up Its Body Positive Message With Eating Disorder Awareness Campaign

Aerie Lingerie Steps Up Its Body Positive Message With Eating Disorder Awareness Campaign

When Aerie lingerie burst onto the scene in 2014 under their parent company American Eagle, they sent a bold statement about body positivity right from the outset. They declared they […]

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This Video Shuts Down Any Myths About Plus Size Women & Health In The Most Epic Way

This Video Shuts Down Any Myths About Plus Size Women & Health In The Most Epic Way

With the ongoing attention paid to body image in mainstream media and fashion, as well as the shifting attitudes toward how we perceive different women’s bodies thanks to the infiltration […]

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Rebel Body Positive Model Charli Howard Launches #MoreThanANumber Campaign Aimed At Empowering Girls

Rebel Body Positive Model Charli Howard Launches #MoreThanANumber Campaign Aimed At Empowering Girls

She is the rebel model whose cry of “F**k You!” to her ex-modeling agency for telling her to lose weight was heard around the world back in November. We’re talking […]

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We Love Model Shaun Ross’ “In My Skin I Win” Body Positive Movement!

We Love Model Shaun Ross’ “In My Skin I Win” Body Positive Movement!

You may be familiar with American model Shaun Ross, or at the very least seen him in magazines, on runways, in a music video, on a TV show and more. […]

Fashion & Beauty

Fitness Brand Signs Model With Down Syndrome As Their New Face Because Diversity Rules!

Fitness Brand Signs Model With Down Syndrome As Their New Face Because Diversity Rules!

It wasn’t too long ago that we see actress Jamie Brewer become the first model with Down Syndrome to walk the runway at NYFW for designer Carrie Hammer who has […]