15 Plus Size Pride Looks We Love from Bloggers, Influencers and YOU!

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Pride Month is coming to an end and I have personally enjoyed seeing what everyone has been wearing to the parades and marches across the world. LGBTQ individuals are not only also plus size but they are stylish as heck! These LGBTQ plus size bloggers and influencers are prime examples and Instagram is a great place to see these plus size pride looks in action.

Instagram has turned LGBTQ focused hashtags rainbow for the month but as I’ve been scrolling through the #Pride tag, it’s noticeably lacking in representation of plus size people. It’s important that when we are talking about inclusion, that includes body, size and shape diversity, too.  I decided to take matters into my own hands by searching through Instagram to find bloggers, models, and influencers sporting rainbow threads at Pride. I also asked on my Instagram for submissions and a few of those are here too.

If you missed Pride this year, consider this list your one year style inspiration warning for next year’s celebration!

15 Plus Size Pride Looks We Love!

1. @raisaflowers

Makeup artist Raisa Flowers teamed up with ASOS and glaad at the NYC Pride Parade.

2. @blonde_inthedistrict

Blogger Dani Sauter walked in the DC Pride parade with PFLAG.

3. @abearnamedtroy

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Blogger Troy Solomon celebrated LA Pride with an OPI IG Takeover.

4. @chiefofstyle

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Hey babes! Guess what…the video I shot in partnership with @mic for @dove is live! Click the link in my bio to view it on Mic’s Facebook page. In case you weren’t aware, this past weekend, I was in New York City for LGBTQ #Pride2018 where I got the chance to talk all about being queer and femme and ask real women at Pride what it means to be #DefiantlyDifferent and what #RealBeauty is to them. I hope you love the video as much as I do and to all the queer femmes out there, I hope you feel seen. ??? . . . #dovepartner #chiefofstyle #plussize #lgbt #gaypride #plussizestyle #plussizeblogger #plussizemodel #fashion #gay #lesbian #queer #styleblogger #thickthighssavelives #bopo #bodypositivity #lgbtq #femmesofcolorvisibility #everybodydeserveslove #nowrongway #effyourbeautystandards #ootd #browngirlbloggers #celebratemysize #brooklyn #nyc #plussizefashion

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LA-based blogger and model Amy Stretten partnered with Dove and Mic to interview folks at New York City Pride about what it means to be #DefiantlyDifferent.

5. @queerfatfemme

Fat Kid Dance Party founder Bevin shined in sequins at Dyke Day LA.

6. @patrickstarrr

Although this wasn’t taken at a Pride parade, I couldn’t help but share makeup artist Patrick Starrr’s rainbow-clad look.

7. @tiffriahgrande

An adorable look from @tiffriahgrande in NYC Pride!

8. @maggiemcgills

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Today I realized I've been openly queer for FIVE FREAKIN YEARS! . It's weird how it passes in a blink of an eye. A lot of people are sharing how they first realized they were queer. I don't have a pinpointed moment in time* but I can remember, super clearly, how different it felt dating a woman for the first time. I felt more in love in three months than I had during my whole life. It felt like things finally made sense. . Almost no one was surprised when they found out I was dating a girl, which was really strange to me! But I guess I've always been different. I also am incredibly secure in who I am, what I want, and that there's nothing wrong with that. I've made a lot of realizations since coming out but one thing has remained pretty true: no one will ever stop me from being out and proud as fuck. . *Okay okay, the Klaine kiss in S2 of Glee was most likely the moment. . #pride2018 #fatfemme #queerfashion #dcblogger #capitalpride #whatfatgirlsactuallywear #fatgirlflow #comfyfat #plussizebabes #fatqueer

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Maryland-based plus size YouTuber Maggie McGill snapped this selfie before attending DC Pride.

9. @beautyfulvintage

The owner of Beautyful Vintage took in some rays at the Chicago Pride parade.

10. @seaaabeee

CB, a Pittsburgh local, stood up to protesters at LA Pride.

11. @babyfat.jpeg

15 Plus Size Pride Looks We Love from Bloggers, Influencers and YOU!

A cute look from Chicago’s Dyke March.

12. @er_chinn

15 Plus Size Pride Looks We Love from Bloggers, Influencers and YOU!

Elizabeth Chinn’s fierce look for Columbus Community Pride.

13. @missopeia & @dj.pdx_

15 Plus Size Pride Looks We Love from Bloggers, Influencers and YOU!

Couple Casiopeia and DJ killed their Portland pride look!

14. @trekintrepid

15 Plus Size Pride Looks We Love from Bloggers, Influencers and YOU!

Lucas and Julia are serious couple goals at Columbus Community Pride

15. Yours Truly, @readytostare

This is me, Alysse Dalessandro, at Cleveland Pride.

I have really enjoyed covering the intersection of the LGBTQ community and plus size fashion during this Pride month. I hope if you’re a member of the community, you felt seen and if you’re not, I hope you learned something new!

Remember that supporting the LGBTQ community doesn’t end on July 1. You can shop LGBTQ-owned brands year-round, donate to non-profits and support your favorite LGBTQ blogger with those likes and comments!

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Written by Alysse Dalessandro Santiago

Alysse Dalessandro Santiago is a plus size fashion blogger, writer, social influencer, designer, and professional speaker. After graduating with a double-major in Journalism and Gender Studies from Loyola University Chicago, this entrepreneur is best known as the owner/designer for body positive fashion brand and personal style blog Ready to Stare. Her brand has become a haven for those whom fashion has otherwise ignored. It's a space where individual style is celebrated and breaking the rules is encouraged.

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