“I know the current trend is to call these people trolls and haters, but I don't see these people as haters or trolls," says Ana Carolina Rojas.
Sonny Turner may be considered a curvy or plus-size model, but when it comes down to it, being called ‘fat’ doesn’t bother the 19-year-old one bit. Sonny Turner may be considered a “curvy” model, but she loves her body. The 5’10” stunner recently sent out a strong plea to her nearly 100,000 Instagram followers: “STOP FAT PHOBIA.” Because when it comes down to it, being called “fat” doesn’t bother the 19-year-old one bit.
Fashion blogger and designer Chiara Nasti printed the hateful comments she received on social media onto toilet paper. When life gives you lemons, make toilet paper. The 19-year-old Italian fashion blogger, stylist, and designer was sick of reading negative comments on her social media accounts, so she put them where they belong: in the toilet.
Hannah Lyson, the courageous blogger who unabashedly began documenting her experiences fighting bowel cancer late last spring, passed away at her Lancashire, North Wales home on Saturday. “Hannah fought so hard to get well but it wasn’t to be. On May 16, 2016, 19-year-old Hannah was diagnosed with the standard type of bowel cancer that accounts for 95 per cent of bowl cancer cases in adults over 60 in the U.K. Hannah was given the news three weeks before she was due to leave for Camp America.
Body positive blogger Megan Jayne Crabbe preached the importance of self acceptance by showing followers her bloated tummy after she enjoyed Christmas dinner.
Almost everybody has cellulite, and one yoga blogger is tired of the idea that cellulite doesn’t happen to thin people. It starts with YOU! I’m super petite and when I move in certain ways, I totally have cellulite and a few stray stretch marks from having a body that changes over time,” Erin Motz, aka Bad Yogi, wrote to her 107,000 followers in a Facebook post. Can we talk about cellulite?
When you’re scrolling through your Instagram feed, the fitness bloggers you follow for a dose of motivation can often feel more discouraging. With perfect six-packs, cellulite-free skin, and zero bloat all day, these superhumans convince us that if we just ate a little “cleaner” or exercised a little bit more, we too would be immune to the insults of poor lighting, ill-fitting clothes, and bad angles.
Popular YouTuber Eugenia Cooney is under fire for the negative influence that she poses to her nearly 900,000 subscribers. A Change.org petition calls for Cooney to be temporarily banned from YouTube because her thinness is “triggering her fan base.” The petition has more than 11,100 signatures and seeks 15,000 before proposing the ban to Google. “She may not be intentionally influencing her viewers, but showing more than 50% of her body in her videos and pictures [is] not helping girls with Anorexia or any eating disorder,” the petition reads. ...
Although the world of fashion blogging offers an alternative to the ‘high fashion’ world, it could still do with a lot more diversity. Which is why Karan Kaur, a 22-year-old student from Sydney, Australia, wants to change it for the better.
“I honestly hate to even write this out and I hate to say that this is what broke me down and made me finally finally realize I had a problem, but here it is – I’m going to say it,” she writes in a blog post describing her weight loss journey. Having struggled with weight her entire life, hearing that she needed to lose weight from her boyfriend struck a cord. While his comments marked the end of the relationship, she admits that it was the kick that prompted the beginning of her weight loss story.
A woman has taken the Internet by storm after sharing images of her shaving her face to Facebook. Tina-Marie, who runs the blog Fight against Fat, wrote a Facebook post to popular parenting blogger Constance Hall, asking her to share the message to her page to raise awareness. “Hey Hun! You’ll probably never read this but it’s worth a try lol I would love for you to share this photo and my spiel on PCOS to help raise awareness,” she wrote.
Fashion blogger and columnist Callie Thorpe first started her blog because she was looking for a space where she could “speak openly and honestly about my journey to self confidence.” She strongly believes that “women of all sizes should be able to enjoy fashion and shouldn’t have to wait to be a certain size to wear fashionable clothes.” So when, two weeks ago, Callie married the love of her life, Dan Hetherington, she took that sentiment a stage further by using it as an opportunity to sprinkle a bit of body-positive love.
Be it for a wedding or a dinner out, updos look sophisticated and chic. They can, however, be time consuming and complicated and so today I wanted to share a quick and easy braided updo. This takes about five to ten minutes and will take you from casual to classy in no time at all…Step One
Started by Simone Mariposa, a 23-year-old plus-sized blogger, the hashtag encourages plus-sized women to share photos of themselves wearing whatever the hell they want. Mariposa started the hashtag after seeing a story about a plus-sized woman who was criticised for her fashion choices.
Recently, she shared a picture of herself on Facebook, wearing a bikini nine months after giving birth to her daughter. “In the last 9 months I have never slept so little in my life,” she says. “In the last nine months I have suffered my worst anxiety I have ever experienced.
While the picture in her bio is reminiscent of these idyllic wedding photos you see on Facebook, her blog is all about the reality – and in her most recent post, the serious struggle of being married.
Ask any new mom and they’ll tell you that the first few weeks of parenting are tough. Between lack of sleep, spit up and the complete turning upside down of your world, it can be difficult to not get lost in the foray.
Reposting the removed image, she tagged Instagram and called on her 18K plus fans to share the image to encourage the social media site to respond. The post got over 3,700 likes and after several more emphatic blog and Instagram posts about fat shaming, Instagram was prompted to apologise for its mistake and restore the photograph.