By Kaycia Sailsman Being “plus size” isn’t an insult or something to be ashamed of anymore. A shift in society’s perception of body image is occurring. Despite pervasive media coverage of ‘perfect body types,’ plus-size women are accepting their physiques, with the help of the rising popularity of outspoken bloggers […]

Avant-Garde Magazine is breaking ground as a new women’s magazine and website that contradicts the mainstream media’s portrayal of women. Much like the Operation Beautiful movement created by blogger Caitlin Boyle that has gone viral, Avant-Garde magazine promotes positive body image and self-worth in its pages and special events on the SUNY […]

My thighs are moldy Jell-o. When I walk, they jiggle with a delayed reaction, and I hate when that happens. I have to take my hands, move one leg forward and then the other. They are so heavy that my saggy arms become limp and so my leg drops and […]