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Image by happywalks

A funny thing happened in Chicago this weekend: the sun came out. And it stayed out, as if it felt guilty about hiding for the past five months. Startled by the sudden reappearance of bare earth and the unfamiliar ball of flame in the sky, I reached for my
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This Image by Shavar Ross makes us wonder: Who was Oscar wearing?

Sunday’s 82nd Annual Academy Awards broadcast drew attention for its many firsts. In addition to Kathryn Bigelow’s history-making win as the first female Best Director, Geoffrey Fletcher became the first African-American to be recognized with a screenwriting Oscar with his
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OhLaLa by Midnighteskye

Two of my friends attended a burlesque-themed wedding last weekend, and I couldn't wait to pore over their photos from the occasion. The images were striking -- so many exuberant women and men dressed to express themselves and ready to celebrate, body issues be damned. Not the typical notion
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Between the Seats by SC Fiasco

When Southwest Airlines booted writer/actor/filmmaker Kevin Smith from his buckled-in seat aboard an Oakland-to-Burbank flight on Saturday, Feb. 13, the question of passenger size vs. seat size was catapulted into headlines. Again. Some readers may remember that Southwest drew a lot of
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Flamenco cape by Felt Inspired

This week's Ask FGG feature is brought to you by FGG's newest contributor, Angela. Angela writes from Chicago, just down the road from FGG editor, Toni, and we're excited to have her on board. Look for more great stuff from Angela next week!

Up front, I’ll confess a wee bit of
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Designer Monif Clarke knows a thing or two about dressing up our curves
Dear FGG,

HELP! I always have a hard time finding tops and dresses to fit my large chest. By the time I actually find something that fits me on top, I'm swimming in it on the bottom. I'm desperate for tips on what styles
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Group spinning, by Kj
Thank you for your site – I’m really struggling to accept myself, and my family is all thin which makes me feel judged all the time. Do you perhaps know of a weight rehab place I could go to to help me lose the unwanted pounds? I just know I cannot
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Photo by Mike Baird

This question landed in our inbox this morning, and because time was of the essence, we decided to (ahem) gallop with it:
Hello! I was wondering if you could help me out. I'm going horse riding for the first time for a hen's weekend and am more than a
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Webcam smootch, by Rhinovirus
I know there are several sites out there that cater to larger women/BBWs, but do you know of any true "all-sizes" dating web sites out there that don't exclude anyone regardless of size?"

By now most of us have heard about the publicity stunt, err, debate over Beautiful People, a dating
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Danskin NOW Pants ($12.99) and T-Shirt ($7.99)

A reader wrote to ask:
Dear FGG,

It's a new year and I made a resolution to get in better shape. But I'm having a hard time finding workout clothes that fit and I can actually afford. Help!

Here's a starting point that's relatively convenient for most people: the Danskin
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