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Laura Wells-The Body behind the plus size Mannequin of Berlei Curves
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Laura Wells-The Body behind the plus size Mannequin of Berlei Curves

Ever wonder where or how they cast the shape and form for the plus size mannequins?I know I have often wondered! Earlier this year, British department store, Debenhams, debuted size 16 mannequins- apart from the traditional sizes often used and Australianâ...
Nikki Blonsky Loves Being ‘Huge’
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Nikki Blonsky Loves Being ‘Huge’

Nikki Blonsky, star of ABC Family's hit show "Huge", isn't letting her weight or Hollywood's obsession with weight get her down. Blonsky spoke to Fox 411 last week about maintaining a healthy self image.“Pick out the great things that you love about your...
Think Body-Image Awareness is a faux pas? The Girl Scouts set it straight
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Think Body-Image Awareness is a faux pas? The Girl Scouts set it straight

Have you noticed an ever-increasing awareness of advocates for positive body images, size acceptance, and fat activism?  If not, then let me introduce you to advocates like Jessica Weiner, Ben Barry, NAAFA, Every Body is Beautiful. The newest organization t...
Conformity is not Beauty- with Definatalie
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Conformity is not Beauty- with Definatalie

Yesterday, the lovely Natalie of Definatalie.com wrote a fabulous post about reject this notion of flattering. On the heels of her Twitter show down with an infamous plus size retailer yesterday, this post is aptly put. I was so moved by her post- with her per...
Part two of Cultural Differences within the Plus Community
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Part two of Cultural Differences within the Plus Community

Last week, I shared with you Daily Venus Diva's discussion about being Plus Size across races. As promised, I bring you the part two discussion of the Cultural differences amongst the plus size community. Enjoy!Continuing my discussion with Elisa DeCar...

The Aussies adopt a Body Image code of conduct, now what?

Mexico.  France.  Now the Australians have taken a stance on body image.  Over the weekend, news broke from down under that the government has backed a voluntary code of conduct on Body Image. I have been sitting on this, thinking about the implications, so...