Instagram appears to have taken down a photo of a plus-size woman in a tank top, with the message that it was removed for violating guidelines from body positive account PlusBabyGirl, which celebrates women of all sizes.
Back in April, Kim Kardashian was spotted flaunting her famous derrière while on vacation in Mexico. The 36-year-old star is used to paparazzi shots but she wasn’t too happy with the bikini photos that emerged from her girly trip.
Last season's winner of The Bachelor, Vanessa Grimaldi, is known for being a relatable lady — with a normal profession, an eye for budgeted fashion, and an Instagram feed that looks a lot like your own. Also? She's no stranger to a visible belly.
If you’re going to dare insult a curvy model for her body, be prepared the clap back — and beautiful clap back at that. When someone called model and Instagram star Diana Veras “fat” on Twitter earlier this week, she didn’t just block the troll; she took action.
Rachel Sharkey posted about an issue almost anyone can relate to in the warmer weather — wearing less clothing while exercising. Because it's summer.
A body positivity blogger shared an expressive photo of herself posing in her underwear to prove that you shouldn't judge yourself based on perceived flaws.
Professional athlete Devon Still wants you to know that there’s nothing wrong with your imperfections. The former Cincinnati Bengals player posted a photo to Instagram on Monday, with a sweet sentiment directed at his wife Asha Still. It was @ashastill imperfections that made me fall in love with her in the first place.
“How could he love something that isn't ‘perfect?’ How could a man who was "born fit" love someone like me!”
Designer Christian Siriano dressed Meg Ryan and Janelle Monae for the CFDA awards, calling it "a nice change from the regular fashion girls."
Cori Broadus, 17, posted an Instagram photo of herself with the caption, “Learning to love & accept my body for what it is.”
Blogger Chris Spags claims he is being "cyber-bullied" by Rihanna fans after he wrote a controversial blog post essentially fat-shaming the singer.
Many people struggle to get the picture perfect summer body. “This time of year especially, I see all this pressure to have ‘the perfect summer body,’ wrote Lexie Manion, a body positive blogger and mental health advocate with over 23,000 Instagram followers. Manion says that if you can see your own worth, you’ll see that losing weight with the intention to be “summer ready” in a few weeks, or even a few days, isn’t realistic — it’s the media’s warped thoughts and ideas that are influencing you.
Posing in swimwear and showing off skin can be a daunting task for anyone — and for Ashley, a popular body positivity blogger, that’s no exception. The social media star had the opportunity to be photographed in swimwear designed by her “ultimate body positivity figure,” Ashley Graham, but when she saw the photos for the first time all she could do was cry. “I didn’t have any positive thoughts about myself,” she wrote in a soul-baring blog post.
Body-positive blogger Kenzie Brenna is exploring a controversial body trend: the thigh gap — or in this case, the lack thereof. “You’re allowed to have knocked knees and big thighs,” she wrote in an Instagram post that has since been seen by thousands.
Body positivity activist Milly Smith (a.k.a. selfloveclubb) has taken to Instagram to prove that clothing sizing doesn’t truly matter. To prove it, Smith tried on two different pairs of pants of the same size from the same store — but only one fit perfectly. “Clothes sizing doesn’t define your worth.