Women who advocate for body positivity are highly criticized for loving the way they look due to the idea that they promote unhealthy lifestyles. But what its critics don't understand is that the real meaning of the movement lies in embracing the diversity of body shapes and sizes and celebrating your own body along with everyone else's. So if you're up for women supporting women in amplifying the message, hit follow and let these inspiring ladies from Southeast Asia to show you what it truly means to be body positive.
After joining and winning Miss Top of the World Plus Size 2016 and being Singapore's first ever plus-sized beauty queen, Fiona Tan went ahead and organised her own pageants in Singapore. Her aim? To reach out to plus-size women and encourage a body-positive community to advocate the movement. Fiona clarifies that the pageant promotes body acceptance and health improvement, as opposed to losing weight to become a certain size. Follow worthy, admiration worthy!