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Fatty Winter Wonderland: A Fat-Positive Clothing Swap

This last Saturday in downtown Oakland, the plus-size clothing swap and fashion bazaar Fatty Winter Wonderland went off without a hitch. The brainchild of local fat activist Virgie Tovar and Halmoni owner Natasha Harden, the event was buzzing with a positive energy and humming with excitable chatter among the attendees. It took place on Broadway in...


Behind the Scenes at the Oakland Indie Awards

Last Friday was the Oakland Indie Awards, and if you missed out, I’m advising you to start retroactively kicking yourself. It was a blast, filled with attractive people all trying to out-dress each other, free (FREE) food and cheap booze, and dozens and dozens of Oakland designers and artists. Wear Your Voice was there with...