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This Is What An Athlete Looks Like

Louise Green | Posted 08.29.2014 | Women
Louise Green

I don't blame the young man for taking the visual cue of my body and neatly categorizing me with the 5k'ers (which is also a very respectable distance, by the way). Why would he believe that my plus-size body is capable of 21 long kilometres when there aren't any visual cues presented in society to tell us this is possible?

Your Size Doesn't Define You

Tess Munster | Posted 04.23.2014 | Women
Tess Munster

We are constantly told that the true key to happiness is limited to the size you wear. Frankly, that's the real problem here. What we need is more people saying it's okay to be your size, to love your body, regardless.

Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls

Jes Baker | Posted 02.25.2014 | Women
Jes Baker

You're allowed to fall in love with yourself. I promise. This will be the scariest thing you will ever do, and that's okay. It will also be the most amazing (albeit super gradual) experience you will ever have.

Changing How You Think About Your Body for Good

Kimberly Dark | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kimberly Dark

That's so sad, I thought. It'd be so sad to feel that way, to think about oneself as being fat -- like it's an identity, like it's who you are. And the sweat ran through my hair and into a rivulet in front of my left ear and the room seemed to go dark.

A Rebel Yell: My Body, Myself

Tamar Abrams | Posted 12.03.2013 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

As our TV screens fill with images of fat people being beaten into submission on The Biggest Loser or beautiful women apologizing for their muffin top...

WATCH: Are Plus Size Women More Accepted In The Black Community?

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.20.2013 | Black Voices

Full Figure Fashion Week is in, well, full swing! The annual New York City-based event, which is produced by former plus size model Gwendolyn DeVoe an...

Woman Vows To Force Feed Her Way To 420 Pounds

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.10.2013 | Weird News

Some women are trying to lose weight as the summer draws near, but Tammy Jung is trying to pack on the pounds, nearly 200 more. Jung, 23, currently...

It Ain't Easy Being Rad: The 3 Kinds of Plus-Size Women

Bethany Rutter | Posted 01.26.2013 | Style
Bethany Rutter

In my 23 years experience of being a fat chick, I've come to the conclusion we fall into 3 groups.

Fat Sex: How One Woman Let Herself Find Pleasure

Rebecca Jane Weinstein | Posted 08.28.2012 | Women
Rebecca Jane Weinstein

Men didn't want sex with skinny women, they wanted sex with women.

HEAVY LIFTING: This Plus-sized Pole Dancer Is Making A Big Impression On

TheFrisky.com | Posted 06.07.2012 | Weird News

Pole dancing is a great way to keep fit, but while most professionals are thinner, a woman named "Lulu the plus-sized pole dancer" is showing that siz...

Women Assume Overweight Women 'Sloppy,' Thin Women 'Mean,' Glamour Magazine Survey Finds

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 07.04.2012 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

How much does physical appearance, specifically weight, influence women's first impressions of each other? A new survey released Thursday by Glamour magazine sought to answer that question.

African President Specifies Body Type For Future Wife

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Botswana is one of the few African nations on the planet without a First Lady -- a fact which President Ian Khama says he is hoping to change soon. Bu...