The Fat Lady Sings: 4 Things to Make You Smile This Weekend (Feb. 14 to 15)

Had a rough week? Check out The Fat Lady Sings, our new weekly round-up of things that are making us smile right now.

ModCloth employees pose for swimsuit pics, no Photoshop involved
After becoming the first retailer to sign the “Truth in Advertising” pledge last year (which asks companies to avoid digitally altering images), ModCloth has released a gallery featuring the company’s cofounder and some of its employees rocking the brand’s swimsuits. Also in fashion news: Eloquii is BACK and its new lookbook features customer Alnisa McNealy, a 38-year-old New Jersey woman.

Photo courtesy of TakePart/ModCloth

Photo courtesy of TakePart/ModCloth

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A shot from Eloquii’s new lookbook featuring Alnisa McNealy (via Refinery29.com)

 

@Feministontinder takes on Tinder one misogynist at a time

From Bustle:

Just like the feminists who expose the hatred they receive from trolls on Twitter, Nowak is exposing those who think women deserve to be threatened and bullied for merely existing in the world.


NSFW
: The Adipositivity Project’s Valentine’s series

Beautiful photography of fat people in love. Need we say more?

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ICYMI: Jill Andrew of Fat in the City‘s 2014 TedX talk on fat-shaming
We love Fat in the City and Jill’s speech, where she draws a parallel between fatness and blackness as disruptions to dominant thincentric/Eurocentric body ideals, will never get old. “Fat is just a description. It’s not a prescription, and it’s certainly not an invitation for hate, for exclusion, for ridicule [or] for assault against my body.”

Author: Lora Grady

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