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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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Then I open the goody bag

A couple of months ago, OneStopPlus (now fullbeauty) chose my entry to compete in their “fullbeauty is…” contest. Thanks to my wonderful family and friends who voted for me, I wound up with the second-place prize of a $250 gift certificate and an invitation to last night’s launch party for the fullbeauty website and magazine.… Continue reading Then I open the goody bag