How Essential Body Shaming Is?

Does your weight falls at the plus size classification? Well, it’s a blessing that some people are already accepting such situation but still body shaming continuously exist. There are still a lot of people who continuously disguise some of their rude questions regarding their weight.


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Facebook’s “Mistakes” Need to End

Throughout this past year, there have been many Facebook’s “mistakes” when it comes to plus size women trying to share empowering messages on the social media site. Numerous posts were blocked or banned because their content was deemed “inappropriate” by the website. For at least a little while, it seemed as if the problem had ended. That is, until plus size model and body positive advocate Melinda Parrish had her own message blocked for being “inappropriate.”


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Khloé Kardashian: Who Cares What Donald Trump Says?

By now, you have likely heard some of the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s more unsavory comments. Since beginning his campaign, his cruel comments–both new and old–have continually been put under scrutiny. Besides disgusting behavior with beauty pageant contestants, Trump’s fat shaming comments on his reality show The Apprentice have also been called into question. Most recently, negative comments he made about Khloé Kardashian off-camera were brought up with the media, reigniting some of the debate surrounding both him and his show.


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A Win for Embrace: Rating Downgraded to M

Short. Frumpy. Disgusting. These are all words women used to describe their bodies to Taryn Brumfitt, the founder of the Body Positive Movement. Brumfitt is no stranger to being unhappy with her body, having struggled with self-acceptance herself for many years before finally learning to love her body at a healthy and beautiful size 12. But, other women still struggle, and Brumfitt wanted to do something about it, so the Embrace documentary was born.


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Danielle Brooks Wants to See More Plus-Size Women

When Netflix first premiered their hit show Orange is the New Black in 2013, the world went crazy, in large part due to the character casting. Not only does the show feature a number of characters of color, but the characters also represent an array of sexual preferences and gender identities. But, the boundary-breaking does not end on screen for most of these actresses—recently Danielle Brooks, who plays Taystee, has been deemed the “Voice of Curves”, thanks to her empowering words and pictures.

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Fashion Week Just Got More Body Positive and Diverse

This year, it seems like body shaming is something that cannot be escaped; it has come from every source imaginable, even presidential debates. At the same time, however, the fashion industry has been taking steps to combat all of this negativity by creating countless body positive campaigns. From JCPenney’s #HereIAm to Lane Bryant’s empowering campaigns, brands are slowly trying to change the way they look at women’s’ bodies. Even Fashion Week has seen a change this year, with a number of brands introducing a more diverse line-up of women.


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How to Be a Happy Fat Girl – Lane Bryant

Lane Bryant has long been the most recognized name in plus-sized clothing for women, providing top of the line fashions for those women who are not catered to at most other clothing retailers. Their passion for fashion AND the right fit makes them a style leader. In a society where women are constantly belittled for being “too large” or “not the right shape”, Lane Bryant provides a shopping oasis that instead caters to all sizes and shapes.


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Donald Trump Fat Shaming

Donald Trump is a divisive character. There are loads of people who love him and what he says, but there are just as many who hate him and disagree completely with his beliefs and policies. But, there’s one thing in particular that most of his opponents dislike, and that is his tendency to make fun of people, in particular fat shaming.


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