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20 Fat Positive Instagrammers You Must Follow

The last time I went out to dinner with my parents, we got into what would have been a knock-down drag-out fight except for the fact that we were at a table in a fancy restaurant. It all started when my dad claimed that fat people didn’t have the right to buy nice work pants. […]

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Why We Need More Plus-Size Models Other Than Ashley Graham

It feels like I’ve been writing about plus-size models like Ashley Graham/Lane Bryant ads for years now. Every time you think you’re done, one pops up again. And then you are back in the mud pit that is “real women” versus “plus-size.” In part, these sorts of ads get a lot of coverage because many […]

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The Stealth Senior Woman: Invisibility Is My Super Power

Now that I’m in my 60s, I’m noticing the advantages of being a senior woman.  I’m not talking about AARP discounts, either. I’ve written about being bad-ass and feeling free to do as I please—whether it’s stand-up comedy, a new hairstyle, or posing in my pretty underthings. But why am I willing to take those risks now? […]

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Should Women Over 50 Show Cleavage?

Is it okay for women over 50 to show cleavage?  My ideal world would be one where zero fashion police exist to judge women by what they wear. But that’s not the case. And breasts are highly sexualized, by both sexes. I remember years of hiding mine under high-neck styles, to avoid unwanted attention. It’s […]

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Redesigning The Breast Life: Our New Look

What’s up with The Breast Life? We’ve got a new look, along with a more succinct tagline. Why the change? Like everything else, The Breast Life continues to evolve. And we hope these changes make it easier to navigate the site and take advantage of all that we have to offer. First, we’re adding some beautiful […]

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