Our culture has a serious obsession with women having bodies that are deemed socially acceptable and beautiful. The standards that have been thrown at us have varied over the years. But the unifying factor has always been that women have to be fit and lean. Even if she’s “fit-thick” her waist still has to be small and her stomach needs to be flat. It’s highly problematic. Fortunately, there is a new wave of body positivity sweeping the nation but too often Latinas are left out of the equation.
Here are 30 curvy Latinas who are changing the game and making sure everyone knows beauty and self-love exists at any size.
Additional reporting by Alex Szoenyi