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JES, the Militant Baker

January 14, 2016

Today I would like to write about one of my favorite person in the blogosphere.

The militant Baker, aka Jes Baker, is one of the most amazing woman & feminist today, right along with Velvet DÁmour or Tess Holiday.


Her blog is a space for body positivity, mental health, self love and feminism. I love her because she is so positive and progressive. If I had to choose a person to mentor my daughter on what it means and entails to be a woman, she would definitely be my first choice.


She has written a book, Things that no one will tell fat girls. I haven't read it yet but just ordered it for 16USD. In it, Jes Baker "calls on women to be proud of their bodies, fight against fat-shaming, and embrace a body-positive worldview to change public perceptions and help women maintain mental health."




Releasing the video, she started the #fatwomancan challenge, reminding that there's no need to make apologies to anyone for your appearance.

So if you aren't already, start using the hashtag !


She is also famous for her "Attractive & Fat campain, a response to Abercrombie & Fitch branding efforts. She changed Abercrombie & Fitch's logo to Attractive & Fat, to challenge CEO Mike Jeffries comments about marketing to "cool, good-looking people".


                                                                                                                                                                        Source: CNN



She produces the Body Love Conference, speaking at universities, taking pictures in her underwear, writing for several online publications, working with clothing companies to promote more plus size fashion.


I hope you will start follow her revolutionary efforts. Let me know what you think, or if you would like to share about other persons that are spreading mesages of body & self love.


Curvily yours,


Gipsy B.

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