Plus-Size Model Iskra Lawrence, Who Was Rejected for Having Hips ‘Too Big,’ Poses for Lingerie Brand Aerie

American Eagle lingerie brand Aerie does not airbrush its models. They have seen their sales rise in recent months, and now they took another step to stand out from their competition.While Aerie has always promoted "real women" with curvier shapes, their new ambassador is the beautiful Iskra Lawrence who has often been called a plus-size model, though she doesn't want to…

These Models and Agents Prove That Plus-Size Men Too Are On the Move to Promote Body Positivity

Male modelling is not known for its diversity of bodies. Haute couture is ruled by slender adolescents and the high street brands promote Ken doll silhouettes for menswear. This is now changing because the body positivity movement is gaining some ground in men's fashion. For the past few  years, there has been an increase in the popularity of female plus-size…

Meet the Woman Who Is Making Headlines as Penthouse’s First Plus-Size Model

Kelly Shibari is a plus-size model who does not look like the typical models you see in a spread for Penthouse magazine. Throughout its history in publication, the magazine is known to promote models that fit the conventional standard of beauty—very thin, petite bodies. Half-Asian and curvaceous, Shibari is 43. She is considered unique in her adult entertainment industry. She has a…

Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham Walks the Runway to Show Another Perspective of Sexiness

Size 16 model Ashley Graham wowed audiences when she walked the runway during Fashion Week. As a very vocal advocate for the plus-size world, she is known for being the first plus-size model to appear in the prestigious publication Sports Illustrated. She is also one of the brand ambassadors for Lane Bryant's #ImNoAngel and #PlusIsEqual campaigns. At the New York…

TV Actress Lea DeLaria Talks About Body Positivy and Being a Butch Lesbian

Orange is the New Black's Lea DeLaria was featured on What's Underneath. Her piece titled "What's Not To Love?" shows her answering many questions about the struggle she went through as a lesbian.What's Underneath talks to people while they undress and show literally what's underneath. In this episode, you hear from DeLaria.In the video, she talks about butch culture, what…