The coronavirus pandemic has been nothing short of devastating for many small businesses in the United States, especially brick and mortar retailers. But these plus-size consignment stores have found a way to continue on and when you’re ready to shop in-person again, we hope you’ll check them out! This list is the place to start […]
Exposed! Diet Culture on College Campuses
It’s troubling to see “wellness” programs become a core part of college life, because college is when people are most at risk of developing eating disorders. This piece details how diet culture is alive and well on campuses across the U.S.
[WATCH & SHARE] Experts Explain How to Pick Seating Plus Size People Love
Chairs are weird. You either never think about them. Or you think about them all the time. If you’ve never felt like chairs are a problem, then this might seem crazy to you. But if you’re tall or short or wide or have mobility issues, chairs tell you a story. They tell you whether you’re welcome… or not.
So-Called “Wellness Programs” on College Campuses and How They’re Actually Making Many Students Unwell
Far too few college campuses encourage students to trust their hunger and intuition. And far too many still provide nutrition information that encourages students to treat food as “good” or “bad”. This shouldn’t be a selling point to prospective students. It should be a warning sign.
An Open Letter to Broadway from Your Fat, Disappointed Lover
Dear Broadway, just say no to fat jokes. It’s 2020.
[WATCH] Lizzo Accept Best Solo Pop Performance at 2020 Grammys
Lizzo took a few moments during her VMA performance to say, “I’m tired of the bullshit. And I don’t have to know your story to know that you’re tired of the bullshit too. It’s so hard trying to love yourself in a world that doesn’t love you back. Am I right?”
Office Chairs Plus Size People Love (And No, They're Not Your Dad's Big & Tall Office Chair)
Most adults spend more than half of their waking hours at work. For those of us who work in offices, the right office chair can be the difference between productivity and pain. For plus size people, office furniture can be tricky to find. So-called “big and tall office chairs” often still have arms that don’t […]
Help Catalogue Customer of Size Policies at Hundreds of Large Entertainment Venues
We’re looking for 5-10 volunteers to start cataloging this information and more on 100 of the largest venues all across the United States. Our goal is to collect this data on every venue that seats more than 25,000 people in the U.S.
19 Memoirs From Fat Authors Sure To Make You Feel Less Alone
Some authors are known fat activists, like Lindy West and Roxane Gay. Some are known for other reasons, like acting in famous television shows, but the stories we’ve shared here involve their bodies. Funny, heartbreaking, smart, and familiar—these memoirs will resonate.
8 Fat History Books You’ve Probably Never Heard of Before
We humbly present you with a few books for a course in Fat History 101. These books, researched and written by credentialed historians, anthropologists, and other experts, illuminate the social history of fat bodies.