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Celebrities

Serena Williams Hates The Term ‘Plus Size’ — So She’s Using This Word Instead

Serena Williams Hates The Term ‘Plus Size’ — So She’s Using This Word Instead

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Serena Williams recently unveiled the latest addition to her fashion line that she launched back in May 2018: sizes beyond XL. What’s especially exciting, however, […]

Body Image

TLC Star Whitney Way Thore Fighting For A World Where Beauty Isn’t The Measure Of Success

TLC Star Whitney Way Thore Fighting For A World Where Beauty Isn’t The Measure Of Success

She became a viral sensation from her ‘A Fat Girl Dancing’ Youtube video which has more than 9 million views since it was released. Almost overnight she became a national […]

Body Image

Plus Size Badass Dolly Singh Is Busting The Myth That Only Some Bodies Are Made For Yoga

Plus Size Badass Dolly Singh Is Busting The Myth That Only Some Bodies Are Made For Yoga

If you have ever read the comments under an image of a plus size or curvy person doing pretty much anything, especially when they are talking about body-positivity, you will […]

Body Image

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 […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: I Can’t Keep “Quiet” & “Pretty Big Movement” Destroying Dance Stereotypes

FEMINIST FRIDAY: I Can’t Keep “Quiet” & “Pretty Big Movement” Destroying Dance Stereotypes

Hello Friday, we’ve been waiting for you and now you are here! We love ending the week with our Feminist Friday series, where we get to share the videos we […]

Body Image, Interviews

Model, Musician & Multiple Sclerosis Advocate Carmina Suzanne Turns Illness Into Inspiration

Model, Musician & Multiple Sclerosis Advocate Carmina Suzanne Turns Illness Into Inspiration

If there is one word that has become more popular and widely used than “selfie” right now, it is “diversity”. Especially considering the uptick in violence and hatred toward minorities […]

Causes

Refinery29, Aerie & Lane Bryant Join Forces For A Powerful Mov’t To Dismantle Unconscious Body Bias In Media

Refinery29, Aerie & Lane Bryant Join Forces For A Powerful Mov’t To Dismantle Unconscious Body Bias In Media

Game-changer alert! This is a campaign and a movement that could take the current body positive and plus size movement in the fashion industry to the next level. Easily one […]

Body Image

This Queen Started A Viral Hashtag #WeWearWhatWeWant To Put Body Police On Notice

This Queen Started A Viral Hashtag #WeWearWhatWeWant To Put Body Police On Notice

If there is one person, in retrospect, who Beyonce might’ve written the lyrics “Coz I slay, all day, I slay” about, it is Los Angeles-based model and blogger Simone Mariposa. […]

Body Image

These Women Will Completely Change The Way You Think Of Stereotypical Yoga Bodies

These Women Will Completely Change The Way You Think Of Stereotypical Yoga Bodies

It seems we are finally getting to a point where society accepts that health and fitness definitions are not a one-size-fits-all set of specifications. It’s not uncommon to see debates […]

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How Plus Size Clothing Has Finally Evolved From Frumpy To Fashionable

How Plus Size Clothing Has Finally Evolved From Frumpy To Fashionable

For too long, plus-size fashion has had much less support than the styles of “couture” and “high fashion” designers as seen on runways. The fight for equal plus-size fashion has […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

IMG’s First Male Plus Size Model Zach Miko Is Changing Narrow Masculine Body Ideals

IMG’s First Male Plus Size Model Zach Miko Is Changing Narrow Masculine Body Ideals

Move over Derek Zoolander, there’s a new male model in town! His name is Zach Miko, and he has officially been signed to the world’s largest modeling agency, IMG Models […]

Fashion & Beauty

This 10 Y/O Designer, Once Bullied For Her Weight, Just Showcased Her Work At NYFW

This 10 Y/O Designer, Once Bullied For Her Weight, Just Showcased Her Work At NYFW

This 10 year old girl is literally the living definition of the phrase “success is the best revenge” so take note! Egypt “Ify” Ufele, from Queens, New York, is not […]

Body Image

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 […]

Body Image

Tess Holliday On Victoria’s Secret: “They Perpetuate The Image Of What’s Wrong With Society”

Tess Holliday On Victoria’s Secret: “They Perpetuate The Image Of What’s Wrong With Society”

If there’s one woman in media and fashion who can keep it real and has no problem calling out the BS that exists in society, it’s model and blogger Tess […]

Fashion & Beauty

ICYMI Ashley Nell Tipton Is Officially The First Plus Size Designer To Win Project Runway

ICYMI Ashley Nell Tipton Is Officially The First Plus Size Designer To Win Project Runway

You may remember back in 2013 when Project Runway judge Tim Gunn talked about the need for better plus size fashion, understanding that it is a huge market. Just how […]