Lifestyle

Dear Hollywood: Why the Absence of Opposite-Sized Couples in TV & Film?

Blog Featured Lifestyle August 16, 2017 0 Comments

In Other Words… Why not show how all relationships are represented? There’s always been ‘a certain way’ relationships are portrayed in TV and film, and how society believes they should look. A muscular tall, dark and handsome ‘belongs’ with a shapely Victoria’s Secret-looking blonde Wake up, people! More often than not, everyday people don’t look like this. In fact, we’re attracted to people who…

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Don’t Shame Her Slim

Blog Featured Lifestyle April 26, 2017 0 Comments

The standard of beauty. This phrase is overused and inaccurate. I hate this phrase because it doesn’t make sense. How can we possibly define what’s beautiful when its definition is just about as vague as the definition of love. Neither word is definitive, yet the world we live in manages to draft up some false concept of what the standard should be. This thin, tan, lippy, and silent fantasy of a woman is how men depicted…

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Vogue, You Can Do Better

Blog Featured Lifestyle April 18, 2017 0 Comments

Vogue has been known… as one of the most well-respected publications in the fashion industry for decades, however, body positivity and the acceptance of other sizes still seems to be a hard habit for the publisher to break. In its 125th celebration issue, Vogue graced its cover with some of the fashion industry’s biggest names in fashion such as Ashley…

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On the +Plus Side…

Blog Featured Lifestyle April 16, 2017 0 Comments

In the online world, there’s been a boom of inclusion. Women of various shapes and sizes are stepping out of their shells and onto social media to share their gorgeous bodies with the world. And aren’t afraid, or concerned with any backlash for showing some skin. Many celebrity influencers, such as Ashley Graham, Amber Rose, and Gabourey Sidibe are speaking out…

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