All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘plus size’

Jennifer Lawrence Says She’s Considered Obese; Ashley Graham Has A Problem With That

Jennifer Lawrence previously made a comment that she’s considered obese by celebrity standards. Plus-size model Ashley Graham begs to disagree. According to her, Lawrence shouldn’t be Hollywood’s idea of a curvy woman. Graham told The Edit, “Jennifer Lawrence is the media’s poster girl for curves — she’s tiny. There needs to be more education in schools, because that’s where eating …

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Candice Huffine: Is Worshipping Plus-Size Perfection Any Better?

Candice Huffine is 5 feet 11 inches tall. She is a size 16. When she wanted to start modeling at age 15, he mother took her to New York for two days to meet some agents. “It was devastating,” she says now. “I was a size 6-8 at the time and I didn’t realize that was way too big to …

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Plus-size Clothing: Tired Of Being Overcharged By Old Navy? Shop These Alternatives

The Old Navy (Gap Inc.) plus-size clothing controversy is presently shining a bright light on gender-related sizeism. Dissatisfied customer Renee Posey opted to create a Change.org petition to deal with what she felt was blatant discrimination by Gap Inc. With more than 76,000 signatures, the petition has generated quite a bit of buzz and perhaps caused Gap Inc. to rethink …

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Teen Starts Petition: Make Plus-Size Disney Princess

Ever notice how Disney Princesses all resemble one another? Jewel Moor, a junior in high school from Farmville, Va., noticed their larger-than-life eyes to their irregularly small body proportion resemble one specific body-type: unrealistic. Moor has taken it upon herself to open up the eyes of the Disney creators to create a plus-size princess through one growing petition. She started …

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Plus-Size Barbie Doll: Is This a Bad Idea?

The Facebook page Plus Size Modeling has stirred up quite the controversy by asking whether toy companies should put out a Barbie that has an expanded waistline. The page has gotten thousands of responses, with many debating whether such a toy would promote poor health or encourage a positive self-image. Anyone who has ever examined a Barbie doll knows that …

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