Flattering. One quick search through the unread promotional e-mails in my inbox found hundreds of results for the word. “The Most Flattering Swimsuit Ever” subject lines teased in order to entice me to open. While subject lines posed the question: “Is This The Most Flattering Top Ever?” The word flattering is so deeply ingrained in fashion and particularly in plus size … [Read more...]
Body positivity is a word that only entered into the mainstream lexicon within the past year or so. While some media outlets would like you to believe this concept starts and ends with white cis models and celebrities size 14 and under, there are advocates who have been working and fighting for the fair and equal treatment of fat sizes since the 1960s. The amount of times … [Read more...]
At this point in my radical self love journey, the word “health” is much more triggering for me to hear than the word “fat.” In fact, fat is a word that I happily use to describe myself. I have found community and solidarity around a word that was once represented a deep wound. But the word health still stirs up a lot of emotions for me now; mostly because, it is often used by … [Read more...]
The Body Is Not an Apology
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