FORUM: On Being Told I Was Plus-Sized at a Size Six
Was it really worth it? I wasn’t content with being placed into yet another arbitrary category that modeling creates for different types of women. At 17, I’d gone from practically starving myself – essentially trying to prevent my body from developing into adulthood – to being called the modeling industry’s version of “fat” in a matter of months.
"I’d love to see female models of various shapes and sizes appear side-by-side on their agency’s website and be labeled as what we are: women."