Facebook Group Photoshops Plus-Size Women To ‘Inspire’ Them To Lose Weight
They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder and that no matter what size you are, whether you’re shaped like a pear or a breadstick, you can still be beautiful and look fantastic as long as you have enough self-confidence.
In recent years the Body Mass Index, as first coined by Ancel Keys in 1972, has come under intense criticism. The medical establishment and statistical community have both highlighted the limitations of the BMI.
The body positivity movement has also gained significant political clout on the internet. Online activists take to social media to fight back against perceived fat phobia, and there have been calls for more exposure for plus-size models, such as Ashley Graham and Tess Holiday.