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We’re not sure there’s a more delicate way to put this, but the world’s best known lingerie brand has really been showing its ass lately, all in an attempt to continue restricting the talent in its annual lingerie show—the largest in the world—to exclusively straight-sized, able-bodied, cis models.

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Fun fact: I am a longtime devotee of Old Navy jeans. Aside from the obviously stellar price-\ point (I’ve rarely if ever bought a pair for more than $35, thanks in large part to Old Navy’s equally stellar sales), they are one of the few brands to produce fits that consistently and accurately accommodate my very…

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Body Positivity, Body shaming, Entertainment, Opinion, Wendy Williams -

Last week, Wendy Williams broke the Internet (and not in the Beyoncé way) after she posted a holiday throwback Thursday picture of a younger Wendy sitting by a Christmas tree. Admittedly, Wendy’s caption went on to confess that she was an “awkward 12 year old.” With sponge rollers in her hair, a gorgeous face full of innocence and […]

The post There’s nothing funny about body shaming a 12-year-old Wendy Williams appeared first on theGrio.

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America's Top Model, Ashley Graham, Body Positivity, Danielle Brooks, Entertainment, Opinion, Plus Size Model, Rita Ora, Toccara Jones -

I’ll confess, I’ve been anticipating watching the new “America’s Next Top Model” reboot for a few weeks now. When I saw that the first curvy model to grace the cover of the coveted Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue — my girl Ashley Graham — was one of the judges, I couldn’t wait to see what other amazing body […]

The post Danielle Brooks’ plus size critique of ‘Top Model’ is spot on appeared first on theGrio.

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