Body positive image has been claimed as one of the deepest obstacles to the empowerment of women. Women have splendor ideals thrown at them from each direction, and there’s no secret that the thinking of these values starts in their childhood. However, at present, there has been a flow in plus-size social media campaigns going viral lately.
Stylish clothes can be difficult to find for big guys. So many companies design their clothes specifically for smaller guys and their larger sizes aren’t always that flattering. So what exactly is it that big guys can do to get some super stylish clothing and the perfect look for any occasion? Well, here are a few of the key points to look out for when buying your clothes!
Does your weight falls at the plus size classification? Well, it’s a blessing that some people are already accepting such situation but still body shaming continuously exist. There are still a lot of people who continuously disguise some of their rude questions regarding their weight.
Throughout this past year, there have been many Facebook’s “mistakes” when it comes to plus size women trying to share empowering messages on the social media site. Numerous posts were blocked or banned because their content was deemed “inappropriate” by the website. For at least a little while, it seemed as if the problem had ended. That is, until plus size model and body positive advocate Melinda Parrish had her own message blocked for being “inappropriate.”
It is a very challenging task most especially for plus size women to attain great body confidence and feel even more beautiful when the images of hot and sexy, beautiful women portrayed right in the main stream media as super models.
As a plus size woman, you have likely been negatively judged for your body. But, you should never let those opinions get you down. Why? Because there are some major perks you get as a plus size woman. Here are 5 of the biggest perks for your consideration.
By now, you have likely heard some of the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s more unsavory comments. Since beginning his campaign, his cruel comments–both new and old–have continually been put under scrutiny. Besides disgusting behavior with beauty pageant contestants, Trump’s fat shaming comments on his reality show The Apprentice have also been called into question. Most recently, negative comments he made about Khloé Kardashian off-camera were brought up with the media, reigniting some of the debate surrounding both him and his show.
Short. Frumpy. Disgusting. These are all words women used to describe their bodies to Taryn Brumfitt, the founder of the Body Positive Movement. Brumfitt is no stranger to being unhappy with her body, having struggled with self-acceptance herself for many years before finally learning to love her body at a healthy and beautiful size 12. But, other women still struggle, and Brumfitt wanted to do something about it, so the Embrace documentary was born.
When Netflix first premiered their hit show Orange is the New Black in 2013, the world went crazy, in large part due to the character casting. Not only does the show feature a number of characters of color, but the characters also represent an array of sexual preferences and gender identities. But, the boundary-breaking does not end on screen for most of these actresses—recently Danielle Brooks, who plays Taystee, has been deemed the “Voice of Curves”, thanks to her empowering words and pictures.
This year, it seems like body shaming is something that cannot be escaped; it has come from every source imaginable, even presidential debates. At the same time, however, the fashion industry has been taking steps to combat all of this negativity by creating countless body positive campaigns. From JCPenney’s #HereIAm to Lane Bryant’s empowering campaigns, brands are slowly trying to change the way they look at women’s’ bodies. Even Fashion Week has seen a change this year, with a number of brands introducing a more diverse line-up of women.