Obese model Tess Holliday comes out as queer while her husband calls himself a “queer dad”

Eye bleach warning…Also, the photo below may not be appropriate to view while at work 🙂

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Tess Holliday/Instagram photo

If you don’t even know how to describe your sexuality at 33 years old, then how can your life suddenly make sense? Liberal logic never makes sense to me…

From Daily Mail: Tess Holliday has opened up about navigating her own sexuality, revealing that she has recently realized she is queer.

The 33-year-old model graces the cover of Nylon magazine’s July 2019 digital issue in a flirty yellow swimsuit, and during her interview, she recalled recently chatting with a man at a hotel pool in Mexico when he asked if she was bisexual.

‘I said, ‘Thank you so much for asking. I’ve been thinking a lot about my relationship to my own queerness, and I think the word pansexual speaks to me more than bi does,’ she said, but it turned out the guy was only asking if she was ‘buying’ ⁠— not ‘bi.’

Tess isn’t exactly sure how to describe her sexual identity, but the interaction is proof that it is something that has been on her mind. When asked if she would be in a romantic relationship with a woman, she said, ‘Yeah!’ adding, ‘I might not know, like, what to do. But I feel like I’d figure it out.’

Though she now knows she is queer, the realization is more complicated because she has been in a monogamous heterosexual marriage with her husband, Nick Holliday, since 2015. Nick, an artist from Australia, describes himself as a ‘queer dad’ on his Instagram bio, and the couple will be celebrating their four year wedding anniversary on Friday.

‘I feel like a lot of stuff in my life now makes sense. A lot of the things that I felt when I was younger make sense. A lot of the relationships that I had make sense,’ Tess said of realizing she is queer. ‘I definitely have a sense of relief. I can connect with people on a more intimate level than I was before, because I don’t have to pretend to be someone I’m not.’

Tess shared a similar sentiment on Instagram Monday when she posted a photo of herself modeling a rainbow bra and a pink lace thong. ‘Happy Pride y’all!’ she wrote. ‘I’ve always been an ally for the LGBTQ community & I find myself trying to navigate my own sexual identity. I’m still figuring out how I identify and that’s okay because everyone’s journey is different. Love y’all.’

During her interview with Nylon, the plus-size star also opened up about getting an abortion as a mother-of-two, sharing that she opted to have the procedure done at Planned Parenthood instead of at the private doctor’s office in Beverly Hills that she was referred to.

Tess grew up in the Bible Belt of Mississippi, a state that had just one abortion clinic, and she is an avid supporter of Planned Parenthood. The mom first discussed the abortion on Instagram in May in response to Alabama’s decision to impose a near-total ban on abortions, including those for victims of rape or incest.

In her post, she explained that she couldn’t mentally handle being pregnant again after suffering postpartum. Although it was a difficult decision, she said it isn’t one that she regrets. Tess, who has been candid about her struggles with postpartum depression on social media, has a three-year-old son named Bowie with Nick and a 13-year-old son named Rylee from a previous relationship.

The social media star has more than 1.9 million followers, and she is not shy about using her platform to fight for what she believes in. However, she told Nylon that there are certain brands that will send her free clothes but won’t work with her because of how controversial she is.

‘Why is it controversial that I chose to talk about my abortion?’ she asked. ‘And the fact that I got an abortion when I was in a marriage and could have financially supported a child, why did I feel so much shame for that?’

She continued: ‘Why is it controversial to talk about the fact that fat people deserve to take up space and deserve to be sexy? All of that just makes me so angry, because I see so many people that are plus-sized figures and figures in general, like celebrities, and they will post Black Lives Matter in their Insta-Stories, but not on their page because they don’t want to mess up their beautiful feed.

‘It just makes me so mad because this is why people are dying, this is why people feel so alone. We are not showing up for these people, and we are not telling them that they matter.’

Tess, who has been working with trainer Massy Arias since last summer, prepared for the physically challenging beach shoot in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, by working out five days a week for months ahead of time. She was also mindful about what she ate but pointed out that it was ‘not in a toxic, diet culture-restrictive way.’

However, on the day of the shoot, Tess struggled with posing while her feet sunk in the sand and the waves crashed around her. A blister on her foot also popped, making it a somewhat uncomfortable experience for her.

Although Nylon editor-in-chief Gabrielle Korn said the model was a ‘hard working professional’ during the shoot, Tess feared she was coming off as a diva. ‘Obviously I probably have internalized fatphobia about myself and what the world has ingrained in us,’ she said, adding: ‘I allowed a lot to just get into my head, and I tried so hard to get out of it, but I felt like I just kept digging further.’

See also:

Make It Stop: Obese model Tess Holliday again promoting unhealthy body size

Size 26 Tess Holliday leads an army of curvy models at London Fashion Week to promote “body positivity”

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Dr. Eowyn
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So this morbidly obese creature now says she’s also a pansexual lesbian. Why am I not surprised. [eyeroll]

God help their children.

Auntie Lulu
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Auntie Lulu

It is so easy to see that mental illness is spreading like wild fire in our society. When people shy away from Judeo-Christian morals, they let loose Satan and his minions. This is just about as sorrowful a situation as it comes.

kjf
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kjf

Lady, eat a carrot and push away from the buffet, dude go find your nuts, you left them somewhere

Just remember this Independence Day, the “Greatest” Generation actually fought FOR the Bolshiveks and against freedom. And if you think this “choice” is freedom Saint Paul will correct you.

Mad Celt
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Mad Celt

I like this page. I like the articles. But pictures like this one make me loose my appetite for the chips and salsa I eat while reading.

GRIZZ
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GRIZZ

A turkey baster on a 10′ pole is the real diddy

Lophatt
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Lophatt

Stay tuned, by the end of the week she may discover that she’s a little Choo-choo. Well, not a “little” Choo-choo. She may be more needy than Lena Dunham.

I’m sure hubby was an interesting catch too. They are going to “celebrate” four years? Maybe he’s celebrating that he hasn’t been crushed.

William
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William

There is just so much wrong with this on an infinity of levels. The photo paralyzed me, I’m just now recovering. Put this thing out of its misery, and ours too

YouKnowWho
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YouKnowWho

Nice fattoos

Alma
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Alma

Some couples want to have children so bad and the women unable to conceive and then this obtuse earthling had two children and an abortion at a clinic. Pathetic!

TrailDust
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My eyes!!!! They Burn!!!!!!

Deplorable Patriot
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Trainer? Work out? Sexy? Everything about her is the exact opposite of everything normal and sane.

William
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William

If this thing ever loses weight (unlikely barring serious illness) those tats, exquisitely rendered on her vast real estate, will become grotesquely distorted. Then they will have to be removed using a high-powered laser. There’s enough ink there to start a newspaper

William
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William

So what’s next for little Tess? She’s already done the fat acceptance/queer/pansexual schtick, accumulating in the process vast quantities of social credit. Maybe next she can “transition” and start a new life as a sumo wrestler

William
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William

I keep revisiting this article, acclimating myself by degrees. The psyche can only integrate so much trauma at one time. To conclude, only graduates of the Frankfurt School could find anything redeeming about this repugnant sweathog. She/it is an affront to everything decent. Tess dear, despite what your legions of “followers” think, you are an odious mountain of putrefaction and you belong in a landfill. In Siberia