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Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

IMG’s First Male Plus Size Model Zach Miko Is Changing Narrow Masculine Body Ideals

IMG’s First Male Plus Size Model Zach Miko Is Changing Narrow Masculine Body Ideals

Move over Derek Zoolander, there’s a new male model in town! His name is Zach Miko, and he has officially been signed to the world’s largest modeling agency, IMG Models […]

Body Image, Celebrities

Melissa McCarthy On The Message About Body Image She Is Teaching Her Daughters

Melissa McCarthy On The Message About Body Image She Is Teaching Her Daughters

One of the most important videos Dove released was their “Legacy” feature where they focused on how the self-esteem of a mother greatly impacts her daughter. In the video we […]

Fashion & Beauty

This 10 Y/O Designer, Once Bullied For Her Weight, Just Showcased Her Work At NYFW

This 10 Y/O Designer, Once Bullied For Her Weight, Just Showcased Her Work At NYFW

This 10 year old girl is literally the living definition of the phrase “success is the best revenge” so take note! Egypt “Ify” Ufele, from Queens, New York, is not […]

Body Image

This Video Shuts Down Any Myths About Plus Size Women & Health In The Most Epic Way

This Video Shuts Down Any Myths About Plus Size Women & Health In The Most Epic Way

With the ongoing attention paid to body image in mainstream media and fashion, as well as the shifting attitudes toward how we perceive different women’s bodies thanks to the infiltration […]

Body Image

Tess Holliday On Victoria’s Secret: “They Perpetuate The Image Of What’s Wrong With Society”

Tess Holliday On Victoria’s Secret: “They Perpetuate The Image Of What’s Wrong With Society”

If there’s one woman in media and fashion who can keep it real and has no problem calling out the BS that exists in society, it’s model and blogger Tess […]

Fashion & Beauty

ICYMI Ashley Nell Tipton Is Officially The First Plus Size Designer To Win Project Runway

ICYMI Ashley Nell Tipton Is Officially The First Plus Size Designer To Win Project Runway

You may remember back in 2013 when Project Runway judge Tim Gunn talked about the need for better plus size fashion, understanding that it is a huge market. Just how […]

Body Image, Celebrities

Here’s Why We Believe Gabourey Sidibe Is The Most Important Star On ‘Empire’

Here’s Why We Believe Gabourey Sidibe Is The Most Important Star On ‘Empire’

We all know you love ‘Empire’ the show whose second season just started on September 23rd here in the states, and which is a prime example of why diversity in […]

Body Image

The Best Responses To The Project Harpoon Facebook Page & That “Fat-Shaming” Viral Video

The Best Responses To The Project Harpoon Facebook Page & That “Fat-Shaming” Viral Video

If you have been spending any time on the internet over the past few weeks, you may have come across two viral stories related to body image. The first was […]

Body Image

Brazilian Photographer’s ‘Empowering Me’ Series Takes Fat-Shaming Out Of The Plus Size Conversation

Brazilian Photographer’s ‘Empowering Me’ Series Takes Fat-Shaming Out Of The Plus Size Conversation

Body image and health are very important to everyone, not just women. But it is women who are primarily targeting in the advertising, fashion and wellness industries so it’s no […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Body Image Docu ‘Straight/Curve’ Shows The Biggest Problem With Sample Sizes In Fashion

Body Image Docu ‘Straight/Curve’ Shows The Biggest Problem With Sample Sizes In Fashion

Is diversity happening in the fashion and modeling industries? Yes indeed! We have seen a huge body image revolution over the past few years which has allowed women of all […]

Body Image

Blogger Brittany Gibbons Says It’s Time To Stop Calling Plus Size Women Who Wear Bikinis “Brave”

Blogger Brittany Gibbons Says It’s Time To Stop Calling Plus Size Women Who Wear Bikinis “Brave”

When diversity is seen as something extraordinary and out of the norm, that’s when you know we still haven’t done a good enough job changing our attitudes toward the variation […]

Body Image

Model Ashley Graham Said She Loves Her Cellulite In A TED Talk…& It Was Awesome!

Model Ashley Graham Said She Loves Her Cellulite In A TED Talk…& It Was Awesome!

How often do you look in your mirror and tell yourself how damn beautiful and awesome you are? If you answered “not much”, you wouldn’t be alone. Which is why […]

Body Image

Has Size 22 Supermodel Tess Holliday Tipped The Scales In Body Diversity’s Favor?

Has Size 22 Supermodel Tess Holliday Tipped The Scales In Body Diversity’s Favor?

By now you have no doubt heard of Tess Holliday, formerly Tess Munster. She is a blogger, model and positive body image advocate that has been taking the world by […]

Interviews

Plus-Size African-American Model & Author Erica Collins On Racism, Beauty & Stereotypes

Plus-Size African-American Model & Author Erica Collins On Racism, Beauty & Stereotypes

When you look at the three biggest trending topics in news right now, three recurring these will pop up: racism, stereotypes and beauty. The riots, protests and unrest in Baltimore […]

Entertainment

Lane Bryant’s ‘I’m No Angel’ Lingerie Campaign Promoting Body Diversity

Lane Bryant’s ‘I’m No Angel’ Lingerie Campaign Promoting Body Diversity

Hooray for body diversity! We are seeing it spring up all over the place and it is awesome! Plus-size retailer Lane Bryant have launched a campaign called “I’m No Angel” […]