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Monique Cartwright

Monique: More Than a Pretty Face

For most of her life, Monique Cartwright was seen as the beautiful girl who would be even prettier if she lost weight.

Jill Dion Petite Plus Columnist

Life in the Petite Plus Lane

Welcome to the Petite Plus Column!


Thanks to Elle Baez, Body Positivity Has a Soundtrack

Thanks to Elle Baez, body positivity has a soundtrack.

Gianluca Russo and The Power of Plus

The Book We’ll All Be Reading in 2022: Gianluca Russo’s ‘The Power of Plus: Inside Fashion’s Size-Inclusivity Revolution’

Editor’s note: If you’re not following Gianluca Russo, you should be (g_russo1). I am so crushing on him in that editor-in-awe kind of way! ” Photo Credit: Marilyn La Jeunesse


An Ode to the FUPA*

*and other parts of us we need to be grateful for

Body Dysmorphia

Why I Started an Instagram to Beat Body Dysmorphia

My struggle with body acceptance began as early as elementary school. My family shamed me and gave me nicknames like thunder thighs or squatty body. I was always the biggest one on the cheer squad or ballet or gymnastics.

Felanese - Lupas Warrior

Felanese – Lupus Warrier and Positive Plus-Size Beauty

Welcome to my first official Curvicality column. I’m so glad you’re here! Photo by Jose Pagan.

Carmen Rene Take Up Space

Carmen Rene Column: Take Up Space!

I’m not sure who needs to read this, but this is your Summer reminder to TAKE UP SPACE!

Plus-Size Photographer Jose Pagãn

Meet Plus-Size Photographer Jose Pagãn

Plus-size photographer Jose Pagãn brings his unique artistry and insight to the models he photographs in order to bring out each woman’s innate beauty and sensuality. We share a sampling of his photographs from PhotoTour 2021.

Carmen Rene: Why Is It So Hard To Love Our Bodies

Carmen Rene Column: Why Is It So Hard To Love Our Bodies?

“We are not born hating our bodies, we are taught to.”