Plus-Sized Model Just Posted Something Shocking & People Can’t Stop Talking About It!

When we see images of women on the internet, it’s easy to get caught up in the beauty and think that everyone has perfect bodies but us. In reality, that couldn’t be further from the truth.

A 25-year-old plus-sized model named Iskra Lawrence is on a mission to shut down body shaming and empower women, and her most recent project has everyone talking.

Plus-sized model Iskra Lawrence is showing women everywhere how easy it is to fake a thigh gap and the Internet is going wild for it.
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For those unfamiliar, a thigh gap is the space between a woman’s inner thighs that appears when they stand upright. It’s often associated with a certain level of attractiveness in models. But there’s just one problem, most people don’t have them, and their often Photoshopped onto models in magazines, creating an unhealthy beauty standard.
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Iskra compared two selfies taken in her bathroom side by side to show the difference a pose and a little lighting can make. In the original she stands without contorting her body; the photo with the thigh gap is the same girl, just manipulating the angles of her body and the position of the camera to get the look she wants.
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Iskra is using the hashtag #JointheRiot to promote body positivity and keep women focused on being the best version of themselves, and not anyone else!
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Way to go, Iskra! We’re loving this.
Images originally posted on Iskra”s Official Instagram Account.