March 2015

Drop the Plus

#droptheplus isn’t so much about the models, it’s about the general population and the negative effects the term “plus size” is having on women, especially young girls.

I’m personally not affected by the term, my issue is with the message the term is sending to the world. It implies that all women over a size 4 US are somehow not normal or are bigger than they should be. This has detrimental effects on the self image and self esteem of women, leading to all kinds of body image issues.

We need to stop giving this misleading and damaging guideline! Drop the plus asap!

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