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Inspiring Swimsuit Line Refuses to Photoshop Its Plus-Sized Model

Denise Bidot is the face of a new campaign that emphasizes—not erases—women’s beauty.

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In recent years, plus-size models have made considerable headway in the fashion world. But despite all their progress, so many of these models are heavily retouched before their pictures hit the page. Cellulite erased, body hair removed. That’s why Swimsuits For All decided to partner up with plus-size model Denise Bidot to create their own swimsuit campaign—without ever photoshopping her body.

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Melissa McCarthy’s All-Sizes Fashion Line Is Actually Built for All-Sizes

McCarthy’s fashion line promises to be as fabulous as she is.

For the past week, news of Melissa’s McCarthy’s Spy has dominated entertainment coverage, with critics everywhere hotly debating whether the movie is “great” or “really great.” But McCarthy also made slightly smaller headlines when, three months ago, she announced that she would be starting her very own all-sizes clothing line. In a just published interview with People, McCarthy explained her reason why: “I started this line because I wanted to know: Where are the normal clothes?”

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Awesome Plus-Sized Yogi Fights to Change The “Typical Yoga Body”

Jessamyn Stanley shows there’s more than just one kind of person who practices yoga—and thank god.

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Say the word “yoga” and you might think: skinny arms, tragic juice cleanses, Gwyneth Paltrow. But Jessamyn Stanley, who identifies as a queer fat femme and yoga instructor, believes the practice should belong to everyone. Her Instagram account, which features images of her performing a various array of easy-to-almost-impossible yoga poses, is now home to 55,000 followers. As Stanley explains it, there is no typical yoga body—nor should there ever be.

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