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Alysse Dalessandro is a plus-size fashion blogger, LGBTQ+ influencer, writer, designer, and professional speaker based in Cleveland, Ohio. As a creative change-maker, Alysse is best known as the creator of Ready to Stare, founded in 2012. Her passion for social change and inclusivity drives much of her content. With a focus on plus-size fashion, LGBTQ+ travel and lifestyle, Ready to Stare has become a haven for those who are often left out of the narrative and gives them not only a place to be accepted but to be celebrated!


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