I had forgotten that I had signed up for this magazine until I got 2 issues in the mail on Friday. It's taken me 2 days to read them both, and I've still not decided how much I like it.
These 2 issues have good articles on fashion, hair, and make-up (if you're into that kind of thing). There are a lot of really good photos of fat women rocking their clothes, but I don't much care for the centerfold pic in each magazine.
I'm ambivalent about women (of any size) posing naked. On the one hand, it just makes me think of the meat-market approach, that women's worth is tied to the attractiveness of their bodies and that's all they're good for. On the other hand, I guess it's good that they're showing that fat women can be attractive when photographed naked, and it does actually put faces on fat bodies, unlike those headless fatties used to illustrate the obesity epidemic hysteria.
The premier issue had articles on music (hip hop, which I'm not into, I'm more a metal-head, even at my age.....lol), finance, sports, stay-at-home dads, body shapes, and internet dating.
The second issue has articles on Valentine's dates (10 great ones under $25), the little black dress, Kendra Johnson from Phat Girlz, poetry, make-up, jewelry, clothes, are schools making the grade, the centerfold, etc.
Some of it I can use, the clothes are cute and links to find them are included. But I think this is targeted to a younger audience than the one to which I belong (even though I'm 54, and act younger than that most of the time, this seems to be trying to reach women in their 20's, maybe 30's at most).
It's nice to see a magazine for fat women, and I really hope they make a grand go of it, so check it out and let me know what y'all think (check it out online here).