Her Videos are called ‘A Fat Girl Dancing’

And She Can Dance

Whitney Thore -Misty Felde Photography

Whitney Way Thore is taking the internet by storm with her ‘A Fat Girl Dancing’ videos. Her love of dance started at a young age, but as her weight increased over the years, she gave it up. This lead to a decrease in self-confidence, self-doubt, eating disorders, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and waves of depression. […]

Size discrimination statistics you won’t believe!

When AboutCurves first started talking about sponsoring the Lingerie Loves Your Curves charity blogathon, we were swapping stories around the office about ways that companies make money by sabotaging our self-esteem: diet pills promising magical results; Groupons for liposuction when the diet pills don’t work; body shapers when the liposuction just makes you feel fat […]

Lingerie Loves Your Curves Shout Outs, Part Two!

Yesterday I shared some of the Lingerie Loves Your Curves charity blogathon posts others have shared with us in my plus size community shout outs. Today, I want to keep spreading the love and reflecting on the things I’m learning from reading about others’ journeys to self acceptance and learning new techniques to help spread […]

Lingerie Loves Your Curves Shout Outs!

We’re really excited about the way the plus size community is joining us in our Lingerie Loves Your Curves charity blogathon. Size acceptance and self esteem are the two of the most crucial traits we can develop to help us be happy in our lives. If we can raise awareness of issues like size discrimination […]

Lingerie Loves Your Curves Kicks Off Monday!

We are so excited about all of the buzz we’ve created about our upcoming Lingerie Loves Your Curves Size Acceptance Charity Drive- and we’re ready to create even more! If you’re not sure how you can get involved, here are some simple ways you can help: Read our blog over the next few weeks to […]

Self Acceptance: You Are Not Good Enough (or so they tell you)

I got a Groupon this morning for “Eight Slimming Lipocontour Treatments” for $249. It made me start thinking about how difficult self-acceptance is when I am constantly bombarded with messages that I am not beautiful enough, skinny enough, smooth enough. Self-esteem can be really hard to maintain, especially when these advertisements work on my self-conscious, […]

Size Acceptance and Self Esteem: Lingerie Loves Your Curves!

In case you’re not connected to us through Facebook or Twitter, you might not know about this AWESOME blogging charity campaign we have coming up in just a few weeks!  I’m SO excited about it (already composing my size acceptance blog posts in my head) and I would love it if everyone got involved- the […]

Jess Weiner: Great Representative of the Plus Community

I became introduced to Jess Weiner through a plus size convention we attended in February. When I think about her, self-esteem instantly comes to mind.  Between hosting seminars and writing in monthly columns (Seventeen Magazine and MSN.com), she takes time out to motivate women and girls into becoming more confident in all facets of their […]