"Researchers suggested that thigh and hip circumferences were 'inversely associated with mortality risk'. Each 10cm increase in hip circumference was associated with a 10 per cent lower risk of all-cause mortality, and each 5cm increase in thigh circumference was linked to an 18 per cent lower risk."
Perhaps instead of frivolous studies based on nothing and irrelevant to everyone, these news sources could report on actual news and stop commenting on what's right or wrong with our bodies.
-- Yael Tygiel
It was a groundbreaking day as Lizzo stood beautifully - the first plus size black woman - on the cover of Vogue magazine for the October 2020 issue.
High end online-only fashion brand Eloquii has teamed with Walmart for a line of (relatively) affordable styles, Eloquii Element. Each item is said to be priced at below $50. Check out the full collection here!
Who doesn't love a little summer reading? What about some summer romance? Check out this list of Plus Size Summer Romance novels that you can check out NOW!
Attention Outdoorsy Big Girls: A plus size backpack is finally here!
Like our friends over at Fatventure Magazine, which is made for the outdoor loving plus size person, Gregory teamed with Jennifer Bruso of Unlikely Hikers to create a line of perfect bags for all your hiking and camping needs. Check out more info here!
Never one to keep quiet about an injustice, Lizzo posted a TikTok video aimed at her judgmental shamers. The video consisted of work-outs and exercises, with a voice explaining that she's not working out to have your ideal body type. She went on to tell people to mind their own business because that's what she's doing, minding her business.
Instantly earning praise, Lizzo continues to be a leader and advocate for body acceptance, regardless of size, color, or ability.
Dancer Amanda LaCount popped up on America's Got Talent to show off her killer moves in a popping upbeat dance routine. After sharing her story of being told she was too big to dance (we know she's not the only one who has heard this), Amanda took the stage and proved everyone wrong.
Surprisingly (or maybe not), model Heidi Klum slammed the buzzer mid-routine. The internet and audience were outraged at her decision. Check out the routine below and let us know what you think!
One of our favorite body positive musicians, Chel, released a catchy little song, Party of One, to keep spirits upbeat during Quarantine. Now the music video is here, featuring bodies of all sizes,. Check out Party of One below and add it to your Quarantine playlist because it'll definitely get stuck in your head!
We at The Fat Girl Show believe that Black Lives Matter. To lend our support we are amplifying Black talent, including designers and fashion brands.Stylish Curves released a list of over 30 black owned plus size brands that you need to see now!
Check out the list here!
Nailed It! host and comedian, Nicole Byer, shared on IG that she was bullied in a racist post by an anonymous parent. Instead of responding on the offensive, Nicole took the time to help this parent educate themselves and their children to be better.
Read her response below and check out the Instagram post here!
This Is Us star Chrissy Metz is releasing an album! While she's been teasing her upcoming release for months, it seems that she's spent her quarantine in Nashville focusing on music and putting together a country album. Get more info here
Like many fandoms, plus size fans are often excluded or made to feel unwelcome (just look at the Cosplay world). But a few KPOP fans were not having it and together went viral using the hashtag: #BigKPopBitches.
Check out a few of these beautiful KPOP fans below and read more on their campaign on BuzzFeed.
Plus model Hunter McGrady - best known for her body painted sport illustrated spread - is launching her own line, All Worthy. The line is set to be available April 22nd via QVC and will include pieces up to size 5x.
Check out some of the pieces below!
Many of us may be stuck in doors these days, but spring is here! Eloquii is not only showing off their latest spring styles, but they're 40% off all sale items!
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