Marilyn Monroe circa 1951 The world's biggest icon! Her tummy isn't tightly toned, her thighs touch, her arms aren't skinny, she has stretch marks and her boobs aren't perky. She is known as one of the MOST BEAUTIFUL women in history. Be confident girls.
The Shocking Truth About Plus Size Models: this was a good read. of women are a size 14 but are still considered "plus" when larger sizes are the norm.and the beauty standard is set at anorexic criteria.
Positive quote: Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you. I like this because I often feel self conscious about one of my scars when people ask about it.
This is another body positive message from the eating disorder community; however, I think this is an important consideration in talking of societal standards of femininity and beauty. Women are told explicitly and subliminally about their value being me