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What Do You Think of V Magazine’s Size Issue?

That conversation about being a good feminist vs. succeeding in the mainstream was super uncomfortable, which I think means it’s important. But let’s take a time-out for some palate-cleansing fashion talk.

Have you been following this V magazine flap about whether or not the plus-size issue is a feminist triumph or tokenism or something else? I find it kind of annoying whenever fashion mags do a “Size Issue” and everyone acts like it’s such a risk, when it is still clearly ghettoizing women over a size zero. It was like when Vogue got all these pats on the back for having a black woman on the cover. Once. It’s not like it changes anything. Continue reading


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