Venus Diva Of The Day: Auriel Jackson

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Meet our Venus Diva of the day, Auriel Jackson. Auriel is a cosmetologist and an account manager. What makes you a Diva: My I Don't care attitude! I am fully confident in who I am as a woman and as a plus size girl. I am the life of everyone's party! I give Em life without parole when I step out. I believe in looking good so I feel good. I love to make others feel good about … [Read more...]

8 Quotes to Uplift in Celebration of International Women’s Day

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I actually didn’t give much thought to International Women’s Day until I received a beautiful and uplifting card from a friend in Vietnam. As a woman, everyday is women’s day it seems but what makes this day so important? International Women’s Day was first established in 1911, and is now an official holiday celebrated on March 8th that is recognized by the UN and in 27 … [Read more...]

Venus Diva Of The Week: Brittany Furr

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Meet our Venus Diva of the week, Brittany Furr. She’s a freelance makeup artist and the creator of +SHOP, an online store and blog. What makes you a Diva: I consider myself to be a bossy diva. Handling my business, overcoming the negativity associated with be a young plus size women while being lady like. Who are your plus size style inspirations: My plus size … [Read more...]

Plus Size & Confident: Tips For Being Flawless Like Mary Lambert

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Plus Size & Confident:  Tips For Being Flawless Like Mary Lambert We love Mary Lambert.  Can’t you tell? After her performance at this years Grammy awards and the release of her Welcome to the Age of My Body EP, we can’t get enough of Mary. The “Body Love” singer spoke with Buzzfeed recently and shared 17 tips for staying positive even if you’re having a really … [Read more...]

Celebrating African American Woman in the Plus Community

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February is Black History Month, chocked full of 28 days of opportunity to recognize those in the African American Community who have helped advance our people. Along with the brilliant women of color whose contributions have advanced the plus agenda through fashion such as FFFWeek Creator Gwen DeVoe and the late great Plus Model Mia Amber Davis, I would like to acknowledge a … [Read more...]

Venus Diva Of The Week: Christina Marie

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Meet our Venus Diva of the week , Christina Marie. She's a Special Events Coordinator and an aspiring plus model. What makes you a Diva:  I'm a diva because I am confident. I walk with my head held high and I keep a smile on my face (even when I don't feel like it). When approached with negativity I never give a reaction, instead I smile. Growing up I was picked on for … [Read more...]

Curvy Collegiate: Why I Decided To Bring A Plus Size Organization To My College Campus

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Curvy Collegiate: Why I Decided To Bring A Plus Size Organization To My College Campus My name is Reyanna Milsap. I am originally from Los Angeles, CA. I am the Vice President of an organization on Johnson C. Smith University located in Charlotte, NC. The organization is called Luv Ur Curves (LUC). Every year we put on a pageant called Miss Size Sexy. This organization … [Read more...]

Venus Diva Of The Week: Shellneka Fuller

Venus Diva Of The Week: Shellneka Fuller

Meet our Venus Diva of the week Shellneka Fuller. She’s a beautiful 35 year old pre-k teacher. What makes you a Diva: I am confident, I am a woman, I am Curvy, I am healthy and happy.I am a go getter! I don't give up easy,and I am chasing my dreams to be a plus size model/motivational speaker. Who are your plus size style inspirations: Actress/mother/talk show host Monique, … [Read more...]

Plus Size Blogger Nicolette Mason Launches ‘Step Up’ Campaign To Raise $10,000

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Plus Size Blogger Nicolette Mason Launches 'Step Up' Campaign To Raise $10,000 Jezebel really upset a bunch of people after publicly offering $10,000 in exchange for unaltered photos from Lena Dunham's cover photo shoot with Vogue magazine. Instead of lashing out at them, plus size blogger Nicolette Mason has decided to turn a negative situation into something … [Read more...]

Music Monday: 5 Songs Inspired By Dr. Martin Luther King’s Dream

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Music Monday: 5 Songs Inspired By Dr. Martin Luther King's Dream To some, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was known as a pastor, humanitarian and activist but it's his role as a leader in the Civil Rights Movement that deems him worthy of being celebrated. Since 1986, we've celebrated his legacy by honoring him on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. On this day we are … [Read more...]

Inspirational & Philanthropic Calendar Features ‘Beautiful’ Plus Size Women

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Inspirational & Philanthropic Calendar Features 'Beautiful' Plus Size Women Despite my ongoing time management struggles, I love a great calendar. Whether it's an inspirational calendar, a calendar filled with shoes or in this case, curvy divas, nothing gets you through the year better than a beautiful calendar. I first heard about The Beautiful Ones: Full-Figured … [Read more...]

Life Lessons That We Can Learn From “The Matrix”

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You have it in you, but do you believe in your worth? One of my favorite movies is 1999s The Matrix.  If you have ever seen it you know that Neo has been selected as “The One” and he has to visit the Oracle so that she would reveal some truths to him about himself and his journey.  He has a lot of doubt in himself and whether or not he is in fact “The One”.  One thing the … [Read more...]

DailyVenusDiva.com Celebrates Plus Size Diva’s With Fan Appreciation Friday

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DailyVenusDiva.com Celebrates Plus Size Diva’s With Fan Appreciation Friday Everyday DailyVenusDiva.com receives hundreds of photos and messages from our beautiful readers on social media. To show our appreciation, we share these images on Facebook. To continue the celebration, every Friday we share the 5 pictures with most likes of the week on our … [Read more...]

Curvy Girl Comebacks: Witty Responses For Insensitive Plus Size Comments

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At times people can be so insensitive. They see a plus size woman minding her business and without using their brains, they blurt out comments that in their mind are compliments but in actuality they’re offensive. I’m sure we’ve all heard things like, “you’re cute for a big girl,” or “you’re not THAT big.” Depending on your irritation threshold you either comment politely or … [Read more...]

Our Features Editor Cassandra McBryde Was Honored For Her Influence By Heineken

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Our Features Editor Cassandra McBryde Was Honored For Her Influence By Heineken A few months ago I was invited to accompany our Features Editor Cassandra Jones-McBryde to an award ceremony honoring 25 of the most influential women in Detroit. The event was sponsored by Heineken and their goal was to celebrate locally based women who serve, represent, inform and entertain … [Read more...]

Plus Model Spotlight: Catching Up With Asia Mone’t, A Former DailyVenusDiva.com Cover Model

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Plus Model Spotlight:  Catching Up With Asia, A Former DailyVenusDiva.com Cover Model This month we’re catching up with four of of our former cover models.  The cover model that we’re featuring today is Asia Mone't.  Asia graced our cover in May of 2012.  She was joined on the cover by her mom.  In this interview we get to catch up with Asia as she shares some great tips … [Read more...]

Plus Model Spotlight: Catching Up With Sunni, A Former DailyVenusDiva.com Cover Model

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Plus Model Spotlight:  Catching Up With Sunni Russell, A Former DailyVenusDiva.com Cover Model This month we're catching up with four of of our former cover models.  The first cover model that we're featuring is Sunni Russell.  Sunni graced our cover in February 2010, then again in January 2013.  In this interview we get to catch up with Sunni as she shares some great … [Read more...]