Tag: confidence

‘Oh, but you’re not THAT fat’ is problematic as hell, dude

Blog Featured Lifestyle July 30, 2018 0 Comments
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2Lane Bryant

I’ve become somewhat of an expert… on being the token fat friend to a straight-size person. In nearly all of the “circles” I’ve been a part of, which, in my opinion, isn’t many, I’ve known a backhanded compliment whenever served. And being told I was “not that fat” (the title of this blog post) is a prime example of that.…

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Stripes, dots and other patterns that make us look bigger

Blog Fashion Featured February 7, 2018 1 Comments

Do you ever happen to notice how… you pass up all the cute patterned pieces when shopping? Well, please stop and listen ladies. I’ve always been told that patterns weren’t “right for me” or they’re “too distracting”. Of course it was only other insecure people who hate their bodies telling me this since I’m a bigger girl, but the idea that…

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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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