Gabourey Sidibe, Mo’Nique and the Misrepresentation of Overweight Black Women in Media

Vivica A. Fox, Gabrielle Union, and Halle Berry portray sexually charged characters in the films Booty Call, Two Can Play That Game, and Swordfish respectively, but this sexuality does not exist for overweight black women in media.… Read More Gabourey Sidibe, Mo’Nique and the Misrepresentation of Overweight Black Women in Media

Fashion Week Mania – No Big Girls

Though the thrill of attending Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York still jolted me occasionally – especially when I stepped off the elevator backstage at Levi’s – as waiflike model after paper-thin model walked down the staircase at the Rubin Museum of Art during the Josie Natori presentation, I began to realize – I was the sole large woman in the room.… Read More Fashion Week Mania – No Big Girls