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Tess Holliday on Challenging Body-Shamers
Since the beginning of her career as a plus-size model, Tess Holliday has had to fend off degrading comments about her weight, health, and validity as a woman.
Inside Paraguay’s Plus Sized Beauty Pageant: Miss Gordita
In Paraguay, as many as one in two people are considered obese. But beauty has many forms, and in Asuncion, there’s a unique pageant catering to a particular kind of beauty.
Punk rocker Damian Abraham explores the root of his shame-based emotions.
Sex + Food
Kimberly Kane meets Tammy Jung, a woman who experiences sexual pleasure from eating massive amounts of food and being fed.