Body Confidence

#ThisIsPlus Women And Men Call Out The Lack Of Diversity In Plus Size Fashion Advertising

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Style

One woman's call for greater diversity in plus size fashion advertising is stirring up a storm online, with hundreds of women and men taking to Twitte...

Men And Women Explain What Makes A Good Body

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you believed everything you read in magazines you'd think a "good body" meant women with perfect curves and long limbs or men with rock hard abs an...

Britain's Smallest Bodybuilder Proves Anyone Can Achieve Their Dreams

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Choon Tan is Britain's smallest bodybuilder, standing proudly at 4ft 10. Flicking through his Instagram, you see picture after picture of the 21-ye...

New MAC Model Bravely Shares Body Shaming Story In Emotional Video

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Style

MAC cosmetics' latest campaign features a model who you may not have heard of before, but whose name will soon be very well known - Luzmaria Vargas. ...

Meet The Woman Proving You Can Pull Off Hardcore Yoga Moves At Any Size

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Valerie Sagun loves yoga. She is also singlehandedly showing that anyone, regardless of size, can do yoga. Sagun is the body-positive brains be...

Lingerie Model Without Legs, Kanya Sesser, Is Our Body Confidence Hero

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A lingerie model who was born without legs has shared a body confident message for people with disabilities. Kanya Sesser, 23, earns over $1000 (£...

How This Former Anorexia Sufferer Is Inspiring Body Positivity

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who previously suffered from anorexia nervosa is setting the internet alight with her body-positive mantras. Megan, 22, is the woman behind...

Body Issues: Obsession, Anxiety and 'Wellness'

Eloise Hendy | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Eloise Hendy

Body obsession is contemporary Western culture's default state. When it comes to matters of the flesh it increasingly feels there is no space for neut...

Me, My Body and a Bikini

Megan Morgan | Posted 16.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Megan Morgan

So, I am not a super model, and I doubt there is going to be any model agencies calling me soon, but do you know what? I LOVE wearing my bikini, and I wear it with pride. I've never stopped wearing one since having the kids, even though at times I didn't always like how I looked.

Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham Stuns On #NYFW Runway

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 16.09.2015 | UK Style

Plus-size model Ashley Graham stole the limelight at New York Fashion Week as she took to the runway to model her new lingerie collection. Graham, ...

Mum Stands In Bikini And Blindfold To Promote Body Acceptance

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Last month, a young woman named Jae West stood in her underwear in central London clutching marker pens in outstretched hands. Her aim was to campa...

Beauty Blogger Opens Up About Her Disabilities In Powerful Video

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Style

Beauty blogger Jordan Bone has a firm following of 71,000 YouTube subscribers. But until today, many of the 25-year-old's fans did not know about t...

Meet The Model With 'The Longest Legs In The West'

Barcroft Media | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A model is making huge strides in her career with the longest legs in West America, measuring 49 inches. Lauren Williams, 25, has been beating her...

'I Am Beautiful': Woman With Severe Psoriasis Launches Body Confidence Campaign

SWNS | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman with a painful condition that leaves her body covered in rashes and scabby wounds has revealed how she's finally learned to love the skin she'...

Pregnant Weather Presenter Stands Up To Body Shamers

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Parents

A pregnant weather presenter has given the "haters" who sent her "body shaming" messages a lesson in manners. Meteorologist Katie Fehlinger is 35 w...

Vile 'Project Harpoon' Facebook And Instagram Pages No Longer Exist

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Decent human beings, rejoice! Project Harpoon's Facebook and Instagram pages appear to have been removed following widespread online backlash led by p...

Majority Of Men Would Give Up Alcohol For Life To Have A Better Body

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It seems it's about time we started focusing on men, as much as women, when it comes to discussing body image. New research shows that British men ...

Teen Bullied For Birthmarks Covering Body Says She's 'Proud To Be Different'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A teenager who was bullied for years has learned to love the birthmarks that cover her body - and now she wants to inspire others to have a positive b...

What The ‘Ideal' Woman's Body Looks Like In 18 Countries

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

What does a "perfect body" look like? It depends who you ask - and where they are. UK online pharmacy Superdrug Online Doctors recently created a p...

Miley Cyrus Lifts The Lid On Life At Disney

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

Miley Cyrus has given a revealing interview, in which she opens up about her body image issues. The star has come a long way since her days as a D...

Woman Pens Kick-Ass Letter To Man Who Fat Shamed Her

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who was heckled with fat jokes by a man while out on a run has hit back with a kick-ass open letter. Lindsey Swift, 26, was out running wit...

Models Ashley Graham And Denise Bidot's Secret To Success

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Style

Denise Bidot and Ashley Graham are two women proving that learning to love your body will not only make you happier, it can also open up opportunities...

Women Respond To 'Fat-Shaming' Troll With Brilliant Cake Pics

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Women are taking photos of themselves with cakes on social media in order to give a body-shaming troll a piece of their mind. The hashtag accompany...

I Don't Look Like Erica Schenk When I Run...But Thats OK

Julie Creffield | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Creffield

Now I am all for changing up the imagery we see in the sport and fitness world and having positive role models when it comes to physical activity at every size for a change, but the fact she is a professional model somehow deters from the power of this statement.

Cancer Survivor Flaunts Scars In Inspirational Nude Photoshoot

PA Real Life/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Angelica Fenney battled cancer for 20 years, and won. Now, the plus size model has posed nude for a photo shoot in order to stick two fingers up to th...