Awesome people, awesome thoughts: the amazing things people are doing to promote positive body image, speak out, and raise awareness of eating & body issues.
Maya Angelou: poet, memoirist, actress, activist
-From “Still I Rise”
Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size
But when I start to tell them,
They think I’m telling lies.
It’s in the reach of my arms
The span of my hips,
The stride of my step,
The curl of my lips.
I’m a woman
-from “Phenomenal Woman”
Tori Amos & Björk: two female musicians who have developed and risen to the top of female artists while maintaining their politics and showcasing songs about body image and women’s issues.