"I feel confident, and I want all women to feel the same. Everyone's genetics are different. We cannot all be thin," says Summers VonHesse.
Callie Thorpe is a plus-size advocate and fashion blogger, and now the size-24 beauty has something else to add to her resumé: being featured in Vogue.
Karista Harris received hateful messages for entering a magazine’s modeling contest. Karista Harris has been in the pageant world for more than 16 years, and regardless of the stereotype of shallow beauty contests, she says it’s always been a supportive community for her. “Wow, I woke up this morning to some very derogatory name calling and surgery suggestions in my inbox,” she wrote on Facebook last week, after posting her profile on the Face of Foothills voting site.
"If I saw the photo on the left a year ago I would've instantly thought so negatively about my body, that all my hard work from working out was nonexistent."
A woman who hasn’t worn a bikini in more than in a decade proudly wore a two-piece bathing suit on social media in a photo that’s being hailed for her bravery and self-love.
The photo garnered nearly 200,000 likes in less than 24 hours, with big-name celebs like Lena Dunham to Demi Lovato liking the photo, with Lovato commenting "This is everything."
Holliday wore a sheer orange top over a black bra, pants to match, and strappy sandals. Holliday, 31, loves to show her fans and followers how to embrace their bodies no matter what their size or shape.
On a recent flight to Los Angeles, Calif., Hage, who’s a plus-size model and influencer, noticed the person sitting next to her texting fat jokes. Taking to social media, Hage shared photos and video and also recounted how she saw the man write, “I think she ate a Mexican,” and send it to a friend.
Body positive blogger Kenzie Brenna is all about celebrating her body -- but just last summer she didn't feel confident enough to even wear a crop top.
Meet Sarah, Daniela, Yolanda and Catherine – four Canadian plus-size models who are challenging the North American plus-size industry for equal representation.
Plus-size blogger Lottie L’Amour hit back at a company who asked her to appear on a weight loss program. Lottie L’Amour is a plus-size blogger known for promoting body positivity to her vast social media following. Needless to say, when she received an email from a TV production company asking her to take part in a new weight loss series, she was mighty annoyed.
We’ve all heard of companies hiring thin models to advertise plus-size clothing but one company took this concept to the next level — and the images have sparked outrage.
Author and plus-size model Katie Willcox recently shared an important message to help mothers who might be struggling with their postpartum bodies.
"She was told that her body, because it's built more curvy than others is 'too inappropriate' for children to be around."