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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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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?

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It’s My Body and I’ll Wear Stripes if I Want To

(photo courtesy of Roaman’s) Roman’s is an online plus size online retailer that I frequent; I also follow their page on Facebook to get information on new styles and upcoming sales. I’m not thrilled that they use smaller models and it’s difficult to determine how an outfit will look on me but that’s a post… Continue reading It’s My Body and I’ll Wear Stripes if I Want To