Images presented to us on television, social media and best-dressed lists by and large value size over style.
One doesn’t have to be a public figure to be subjected to the kind of hatred or scrutiny Holliday has experienced.
The body-positive activist opened up about her relationship to her own queerness in the July issue of Nylon magazine.
Bebe Rexha, Lizzo and Jameela Jamil aren’t letting society’s expectations of beauty hold them back.
“Just be yourself and own it,” the body-positive model said.
A provocative Instagram photo sparked more nastiness from the trolling TV personality -- and a response from the plus-size model.
She also called out Piers Morgan for his body-shaming comments.
"If I saw a body like mine on this magazine when I was a young girl, it would have changed my life," she said.
Women’s media is one of the worst offenders when it comes to making women feel terrible about themselves, and it often does so under a veneer of empowerment.