Right on, girl. More
Topic: body positivity
Mindy Kaling looks absolutely fantastic in the April issue of Vogue, and continues her tour of becoming the best friend of your dreams with a charming interview full of admirable and refreshing honesty. While Vogue seemed to trip over themselves to point out that Kaling isn’t your average star based on sizeâ€“calling her “curvaceous” and asking questions relating to her sizeâ€“she is so likable and relatable that it almost makes you forget Vogue‘s ham-fisted approach. More
It’s certainly a better way of looking at weight loss and weight loss management than like, weirdly Photoshopped before-and-after pics or personal stories about how ashamed and terrible a person felt when they were overweight. More
You may have seen some coverage around the internet of the “Bodies Aren’t Ugly, Bullying Is” project, spearheaded by blogger Jes Baker of The Militant Baker. It’s a terrific project, one that I’m glad is getting more major attention. But what’s even better is that Baker has just penned a seriously amazing essay titled “Things no one will tell fat girls…so I will.” And I thinkÂ Baker’s essay should be required reading for everyone who has a body, no matter their weight or their gender. More
I thought that losing over 50 pounds would finally allow me to loveâ€”or at least tolerateâ€”myself. It didnâ€™t. More
A little while ago, Abercrombie & FitchÂ CEO
Clayface Mike Jeffries made some really awful comments about why his fratty Americana mall clothes don’t come in larger sizes. A recent articleÂ (focusing on the brand’s desire for thin, popular customers) brought the comments back around and a new outcry surged on the internet, especially from the fat acceptance community. One blogger, Jes at The Militant Baker, decided to write an open letter to Jeffries.
…Even better, she did a photoshoot to accompany that letter, imagining ‘fat Abercrombie ads’ that reflect positive body image. More
This brag, from Alexandra Rae, is short. Scrumptious. Elegant. Much like popcorn chicken. And if you want to add your own shameless brag, e-mail me at Jennifer@thegloss.com Dear waist, I love you. You are so tiny. No matter how much … More
You know how we all play that game where your friend says “I hate my thighs” and you say “well, I hate my nose?” Maybe we need to start playing a new game.