We’ve been having some discussions about body positivity lately that made me remember that not everyone is entrenched in body positive role models on social media as others of us are. What better way to shine some light on our favorite bad-ass body positive babes than by finding some of the best body positive Instagram accounts out there?
Whether they’re loving their fat bodies, their disabled bodies, their perceived “flaws,” their feminism, and their everyday realness, these are some babes who will prove that “the norm” means nothing.
Meghan Tonjes (@meghantonjes)
Podcaster, YouTuber, creator, body positive babe, and all-around shining star. Go follow Meghan for real takes on loving yourself. I’ve been a fan since her early days of doing amazing song covers on YouTube.
Gabi Fresh (@gabifresh)
Gabi is a full-on force in body-posi circles and has the cred and product lines to prove it.
Sabina Karlsson (@thesabinakarlsson)
Sabina Karlsson is a Swedish model who I LOVE to watch. She’s gorgeous and got her start in straight-size modeling. But she’s up-front about never wanting to go back to it after entering curvy-sized modeling.
Megan Jayne Crabbe (@bodyposipanda)
Bestselling author of Body Positive Power, Megan Jayne Crabbe, is well-known in the body positivity movement and in feminism and calls herself an “anorexia conqueror.” Her story is a great one to follow. Plus she’s a rainbow in person form.https://www.instagram.com/p/BjAzOf2AcgN/
Glitter (aka Anna) is a vlogger and blogger with a seriously good eye for fashion and especially active fashion. Follow for her outfits, stay for her killer personality.
Sonny Turner (@sonnyturner___)
Plus-size model Sonny Turner is all about highlighting what makes us self-conscious and then owning it. She’s also great at finding other kinds of diversities and shining a brilliant spotlight on them.
Kat Hawkins (@amputee_kat)
A filmmaker and dance artist, Kat Hawkins works as a reporter for the BBC and continues to dance even after losing both of her legs 10 years ago. She’s a force to be reckoned with!https://www.instagram.com/p/Bihy2QuAU1X/
Virgie Tovar (@virgietovar)
Virgie will be the one to start your journey to breaking up with diet culture. She fights sexism by day and promotes being your true self by night. Her rallying cry? “Lose hate not weight.”
Kali is a self-proclaimed skincare junkie due to her cystic acne and so many of us can relate. But she doesn’t let it devour her and finds beauty in her face on the reg. And you will, too.
Jessamyn Stanley (@mynameisjessamyn)
Jessamyn is a speaker, podcaster, and fitness phenom. If you can get into her workshops, enjoy your luck!
Jes Baker (@themilitantbaker)
Jes just released her next book that’s taking the body posi community by storm called Landwhale: On Turning Insults Into Nicknames, Why Body Image Is Hard, and How Diets Can Kiss My Ass, which pretty much sums up why she’s amazing.
We’re featuring these three lovely ladies on a fat-positive photo shoot over on Offbeat Bride this week! They’re all worth a follow…
Ta’lor Pinkston (@ladyhoodjourney)
Ta’lor is a poet, motivational speaker, self-love coach, and so so much more. See one of her lovely poems here.https://www.instagram.com/p/BjqZtA1h8Cn/
Kayla Bix (@kay_bix)
You can see Kayla being RAD AF as a model over on this post!https://www.instagram.com/p/BjSbiycHigI/
Jamie Hamilton (@jamie_jetaime)
Jamie is a body positive fashion icon, traveler, and ice cream connoisseur (fuck yes!).