Author: CeCe Olisa

It was a strange feeling to be in a club and not feel invisible. At DIVAS there were chubby chicks, curvy girls, fat ladies and everything in between and there was someone for everyone. Paige and Reese knew everyone there and everyone there wanted to know me. Droves of men would come over and kiss Paige and Reese hello, and then wink at me, kiss my hand or ask “Who’s your friend?” It felt nice. “C’mon, lets dance” Reese said, grabbing my arm. Now, when I hang out with my model friends Kenzie, Annie and Emilie, we hit the dance floor and inevitably they partner off with different guys, leaving me alone on the dance floor. When Reese and I…

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I don’t have any plus size friends. So, when my friend Ken brought his friend Paige to the movies one night I was surprised to see that she too was a Plus Size Princess. We hit it off and exchanged contact information. A few days later she called and asked what I was doing that weekend. I didn’t have any plans. “Have you ever been to a BBW party?” “A what?” I had no idea what she was talking about, so she explained that there are clubs dedicated to Big Beautiful Women (and men) and the guys (or girls) who love them. I was speechless. I flashed back to all the times I had gone out with my girlfriends and…

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My straight guy friends (yes I have a few of those) mentioned a “Butterface” the other day. Butterface: A girl who has a bangin’ body… but her face…is a mess. Now, I’ve always heard “You have such a pretty face!” which I eventually realized is what people say to Plus size Princesses. Why not just say “You’re pretty”? Why is it necessary to specify that I am only attractive from the neck up? Does this make me a Butterbody??? And don’t even get me started on people saying “You have a pretty smile” which excludes everything but a Big Girls teeth! Thank God teeth can’t gain weight. If it were possible to have fat teeth, some Big Girls would never…

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