Category Archives: Fashion

Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Cut Off My Hair

The first time I chopped all my hair off, I was ten years old, firmly ensconced in my long-lasting tomboy phase wherein I refused any and all attempts to dress me “like a girl” and shopped exclusively in the boys … Continue reading

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“I’m Queer, I Swear” Tattoo, a.k.a. Will Someone in this Damn Coffee Shop Just Hit on Me Already

One of the reasons I’m so out and proud and boisterous about being a big ol’ queerbo is that people always assume I’m straight. Even gay people. Once, while working Long Beach Pride for Curve Magazine, I got asked by … Continue reading

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Stuff We Love: Plus-sized Shopping Sprees

It’s been said before and I’m sure I’ll say it again, but it fucking sucks shopping when you’re above a size 14.   It’s practically impossible to go on a shopping spree, as spree implies buying more than one outfit, … Continue reading

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A Good Fit: Zahara Boutique – Portland, OR

One of my favorite things to do this summer has been walking up and down Mississippi – grabbing some 50 Licks ice cream or Divine frozen yogurt or a Ruby Jewel ice cream sandwich on my way – and window shopping … Continue reading

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A Good Fit: Defying Gravity

Today, something happened that has never happened to me before: I found 8 (yes eight!) adorable, comfortable and supportive bras that fit me. Any sized breast can appreciate the utter hell that is shopping for a bra, the pain of … Continue reading

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Plus-Size Models Make You Fat, or Why I love Velvet D'Amour and Vogue Italia

Vogue Italia recently published a glorious and sexy spread featuring three plus-sized models lounging around in lingerie looking ravishing (images below and here). Instead of celebrating the presence of amazing breasts as people should have, there were protests over the … Continue reading

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The Boobs at ABC

According to Lane Bryant, ABC wouldn’t show their most recent ad during Dancing with the Stars because it showed too much glorious cleavage. This advertisement turns me on every time. However, according to ABC, this is all just a big … Continue reading

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Chubby Chasers

The Queer Fat Femme Guide to the Net posted this image of a sexy brooding butch the other day, that came from a website called Fuck Yeah Chubby Butches. The website shows photos of all kinds of chubby butches, and … Continue reading

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