Perhaps the overflow of models, actresses, and beach bunnies is contributing to Los Angeles’s perpetually landing on lists like “Worst Cities for Women Looking to Marry.” Our “norm” is a practically unattainable standard.
I have never been “the norm.” I have been overweight all my adult life (see also heavy, curvy, voluptuous, fat, “BBW” — whatever term you want to use).
Social Clout: 9,987 followers, 9,052 likes URL: Bragging Rights: body positive, plus size and curves Kelly is the saucy, sexy and single Aussie behind Big Curvy Love. The blog recently added a male perspective by way of Chubstr’s Bruce.
Social Clout: 3,876 likes, 1,548 followers URL: Bragging Rights: latest news on curvy celebs Connecting with more than 400,000 visitors each month, Daily Venus Diva has a huge interactive community that looks at fashion, news and beauty trends for women with curves.
I wrote this for the Bold Italic, for whom I had a short-lived freelance writing career.
They wanted something honest about being my size and dating in Los Angeles.
Bragging Rights: tales of a plus-size princess in NYC Plus-Size Princess Ce Ce left her West Coast kingdom for the magical island of Manhattan, where she blogs about learning the ups and downs of New York like from a curvy girl’s perspective.
Her weekly blog entries offer cautionary tales and inspiring stories of success, as well as tips for interacting online. In that decadent playground, she blogs about fashion and fitness and, of course, finding love.
Social Clout: 98,628 likes, 6,773 followers URL: Bragging Rights: content for all types of curvy BBW Cupid really tackles issues facing plus-size daters from both a male and female perspective.
I have been online dating for about two months and it’s been so-so thus far. I’m 5’3″ and an hourglass-ish size 10, so while I’m not obese, I’m definitely not “athletic and toned.” I chose pictures that I think accurately show this.
Anyway, at first I listed myself as “A few pounds extra” thinking it was an honest description.
Yet, plus-size women account for, on average, 1 to 2% of the bodies represented in mainstream media.
- Kelsey Miller, Refinery 29I decided to write about my adoration of curvy women because there may be more than a few of them out there who don't know that there are attractive men who want to date them, or lust after them ... In a perfect world, I wouldn't have had to write this article.