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Cellulite, Bellies and Boobs, Pt 2… Or a Great Thing Happened at Lunchtime Today

Today, in front of the New York Public Library between the lions, Patience and Fortitude, 3 fat ladies stripped down to their birthday suits and had their bodies painted by artist Andy Golub. It was to celebrate the 8th anniversary of the Adipositivity Project, created by Substantia Jones. If you’ve never seen The Adipositivity Project,… Continue reading Cellulite, Bellies and Boobs, Pt 2… Or a Great Thing Happened at Lunchtime Today

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Adventures in Wear Testing: Perfectly Pretty Paisley

I love bright paisley prints in the summer. My love affair started a few years ago with a couple of dresses from Old Navy. Whenever I wear them I feel as pretty and carefree as the pattern and, almost every time, someone compliments me on the dress. That’s why I couldn’t resist fullbeauty.com’s offer of… Continue reading Adventures in Wear Testing: Perfectly Pretty Paisley

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Why Isn’t Gabourey Sidibe the Face of Body Positivity?

Recently Madame Noire Magazine asked the question WHY IS MELISSA MCCARTHY THE FACE OF BODY POSITIVITY AND NOT GABOUREY SIDIBE? It’s a fair question and I’m going to hazard my own guess. Melissa’s good fatty to Gabourey’s unapologetic fatty makes for better Hollywood stories. Society and the media love fat people as long as they’re… Continue reading Why Isn’t Gabourey Sidibe the Face of Body Positivity?