There is a writing adage to “Write what you know.” While this is faster and easier, it’s also limiting. If I wrote only what I knew, Tess would wear plain old undergarments instead of expensive French couture lingerie. Jack would drive an old Honda instead of a Tesla. The only thing that I know is
All bodies are beautiful, and body-positive proponent, blogger, and plus-size model Tess Holliday wants the world to know it. Holliday, formerly Tess Munster, was so badly bullied as a teenager that she dropped out of school at just 17. She has since created the #EffYourBeautyStandards movement not only to encourage people to love their own bodies, but to move others to embrace all body types as well.