A running magazine put a plus-size model on cover

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  1. Sweetlysad

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    why not? she is gorgeous and probably can (read : definitely can) run a hell of a lot better than I can?
     
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    this is great!
     
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    That woman doesn't look "plus-sized" to me, but I'm not in the Fashion industry.
     
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    We need more of this.
     
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    Yep , she is definitely good looking. And would easily defeat me in cross country running lol.
    I do not understand why it is standard tong on with stick figures. Don't get me wrong , I find thin woman sexy also but most friends of mine prefer a little more. Victoria Secret models are very pretty ,hot ,whatever...but every single one would look better if they had a few more pounds.
    There is that " plus size " tattoo model Roxie that is just so damn sexy and I am glad they keep putting more and more out there like that.
     
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    image.jpg

    And a beautiful heart makes any body type gorgeous
     
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    Don't leave out fun and kinky ness lol
     
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    Well, some of it can be attributed to those like Helen Gurley Brown who took over large media outlets and started pumping out their ideals and messages.

    Then we can look at the fact that
    -- Over 75% of women’s magazines include at least one ad or article about changes to physical appearance by diet, exercise, or cosmetic surgery.
    -- Over 90% of females on TV are thinner than the average woman in the United States.
    -- According to medical evaluations many elite models are about 20% underweight. This goes past the anorexia nervosa indicator of 15%.

    And those are just some of the things out there.
     
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    No she's not, she probably my size around a 12. But for the fashion industry she's considered plus sized.
    It's a positive step in the right direction.
     
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    If only reality was such...alas...society demands women be thin to be considered attractive. The magazine cover is fantastic and definitely something the company should be proud of...but why do we need to label ANYONE plus size, skinny, whatever? THAT is what upsets me. She is singled out simply because her size is bigger that "the norm"

    Yes I'm ranting and yes I'm a fattie, plus size, BBW...whatever label that you think I should have. Fact is, we are all (primarily) made up of the same organs, muscles and bones. The sooner we can lose the labels and just appreciate people for who they are
     
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    I think she looks fabulous! Im glad to finally see some plus sized women in sexy clothing.
     
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    [QUOTE="HeartsDesire, post: 592235, member: 69067"plus sized women in sexy clothing.[/QUOTE]

    That sounds like the name of a really good new thread ;)
     
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    Ashley Graham was another "plus sized" model that was in sports illustrated's swimsuit issue this year. She was in an ad but still. We all agreed at work that she was hands down the hottest in the magazine.
     
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    Ashley Graham is soooo hot!
     
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    She is, this looks a lot photo shopped to me!
     
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    do you think that they smoothed her out?
     
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    Totally her butt looks like it's plastic lol!
     
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