Posts Tagged ‘chubstr’

Chubstr takes on the World Naked Bike Ride
Jul 05, 2016
Taking On the World Naked Bike Ride for Body Positivity
I’ve lived in Portland, Oregon for almost two years now, and I’m proud to call this place home. The city is welcoming, friendly, and accepting of people who don’t exactly fit into the mainstream. When I heard that the latest installment of the World Naked Bike Ride was coming up at the end of June, I had...
Join Bruce at the Curvy Chic Closet Fashion Show
Apr 26, 2016
In #PDX? Join Me Friday for the Curvy Chic Closet Spring Fashion Show
Portland, Oregon’s Curvy Chic Closet is holding their Spring Fashion Show this Friday, and I’ll be co-hosting! This week also kicks off their consignment event, the largest of it’s kind in the U.S., with over 20,000 items available for purchase. Details on the Curvy Chic Closet Fashion Show The fashion show takes place this Friday (4/29),...
Charley Koontz: The Chubstr Interview
Dec 22, 2015
Best of Chubstr 2015: Our Top 10 Articles of the Year
2015 is coming to a close, and it has been a pretty amazing year! We compiled a list of our most popular articles from the past year for your reading pleasure. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the best of Chubstr in 2015 Best Kept Secrets: Bellies and Belt Buckles Toward the end of summer,...
Why are brands ignoring plus size men?
Aug 20, 2015
Why Are Retailers Ignoring Plus Size Men?
Where are the plus size men’s clothing brands? It’s a problem that most people reading this have been aware of for a good portion of their lives, and now the rest of the world is discovering it: retailers are ignoring plus size men. I spoke with Toronto’s Globe and Mail about this very issue in an article that...
Bruce talks men's plus size style in the Fattitude Documentary
Jun 24, 2015
Bruce Gets Featured in This New Fattitude Clip
Here’s a clip from my chat with Fattitude! If you’re unfamiliar with Fattitude, it’s a documentary exposing how popular culture fosters fat prejudice and offering an alternative way of thinking. The film will feature a bunch of amazing conversations with people in the body acceptance community – I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised. You can help...
Fattitude!
Jun 11, 2015
Get a Fattitude Film Update & Watch Bruce Dance
Fattitude Update – May 2015 from Fattitude the Movie on Vimeo. Have you heard about Fattitude, the upcoming documentary that explores the relationship between popular culture and body size? The film will feature interviews with a bunch of amazing experts, like Marilyn Wann, Virgie Tovar, Isabel Foxen Duke, Substantia Jones, Jes Baker, and more. I even...
Josh Lamon - an actor featured on Chubstr
Jun 04, 2015
WANT TO WRITE FOR CHUBSTR?
UPDATE: All of our current open contributor roles have been filled. Thanks to everyone contacted us with interest. Follow Chubstr on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr to learn about our next open call.    Chubstr is growing, and we’re looking for contributors. You’ll be able to cover plus size style, big and tall clothing brands, entertainment, issues that are relevant to...
Tyler, Spencer, and Bruce
Jun 02, 2015
Dining with Spencer Pablo
One of the best things about being part of something like Chubstr is the community that has grown around it. Getting the opportunity to learn about our reader’s stories is so fulfilling – it’s the reason that the site is still here after almost 5 years. Last week, Mr. Tyler Jacobs and I had the opportunity...
Bruce Sturgell from Chubstr
May 26, 2015
Bruce Talks Chubstr on the Big Curvy Love Podcast
Kelly from Big Curvy Love just released the first episode of her new podcast, and I was lucky enough to the the inaugural guest! We talked about the pains of trying to find clothes that fit, what big guys prefer to be called (chubby, big and tall, plump, fat, plus size – so many names!),...
Introducing Indochino's Essential Blue Suit
May 14, 2015
Catch Chubstr on HuffPost Live TODAY!
If you’re around a computer at 1:40 Eastern (10:40 Pacific), head over to HuffPost Live to watch yours truly talk about #dadbod, and the lack of plus size male models in the mainstream. We might even talk a bit about Chubstr! Help support your favorite plus size men’s style blog by tuning in!