BY Andrea Stopa
on Apr 07, 2014
"Your body is not a problem to be solved."
In the spirit of the budding of Spring, and the unfortunately inevitable and unending pressure to get your body "bikini ready" for beach weather, here is a lovely selection of some kick-ass body positive illustrations from all over the internets.
Body positivity is all encompassing. It is not only about accepting and loving bodies at every shape and size (which includes very thin!), at it's ... Read More
BY Laurel Walsh
on Jun 13, 2013
The Adipositivity Project wants to "widen definitions of physical beauty - literally."
It was made to push through all the bullshit fat-hate and prove that big bodies can be strong, confident, and really really beautiful. A collection of professionally-snapped pics, Adipositivity showcases full-figured bodies in all their glory. Round, soft, strong, and naked.
Not every picture is a nudie, but there's enough boob in this post to warrant a ... Read More
BY Laurel Walsh
on May 22, 2013
We’re right in the thick of this ongoing Abercrombie & Fitch fat-hate – the sizeist comments keep coming – but never fear! Jes from TheMilitantBaker.com has the best response yet.
Jes reimagined Abercrombie ads using her own size 22 body, pairing her so-called “unpopular kid” self with a “cool kid” in a hodgepodge of sexy poses. She dedicates the shots, along with an eloquent open letter, to Abercrombie ... Read More
Gossip frontwoman and former BUST cover girl Beth Ditto has a riot grrrl background and her personal fashion icon is Divine – “a drag queen who ate dog shit” – meaning she's a rebel who doesn't take any guff. In a recent NY Magazine interview, Ditto talks about being a “fat activist” and bringing her down-to-earth sensibilities to the fashion industry.
In the Vulture.com interview, she condemned the lack of ethical, attractive, and affordable ... Read More