The LGBTQ+ Plus Size People That You Need To Follow In 2019
We’ve scoured the internet for LGBTQ+ influential plus size influencers that are changing perceptions and making a mark in the world.
Tess Holiday – An American model, blogger and body-positivity activist boasts over 2m followers on Instagram identifies as pansexual. The plus size model whom created #EffYourBeautyStandards which is now one of the most popular hashtags of all time with 3.9m posts to it. She uses her body confidence to give other plus size women a reason as why they should be happy and confident within themselves.
Lottie L’Amour is a plus size blogger and love & sex contributor for Cosmopolitan UK. The multi award winning fashion influencer is engaged to her fiancé, Emma. Lottie has appeared on E4, Cosmo, Elle, People and Them. She receives direct discrimination daily however this doesn’t affect sharing her thoughts on her place in the gay community and stand up for people who find it difficult to speak up.
Shay Neary is a size 26 model who became the first plus size transgender person to land a fashion campaign with New York – based label Coverstory. In an interview with the Daily Mail in 2017 she explains that she started to love herself when she stopped caring what other people thought. On Instagram the plus size model radiates confidence to her followers. Shay has also been the face of Yours Clothing where the major plus size brand have clothes going up to a size 36.
Mary Lambert is an active member of the LGBT community, singer, songwriter and poet who wrote a book called ‘My Shame Is an Ocean I Swim Across’. She has worked with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis on the track ‘Same Love’ found on their album The Heist. Mary’s contributions to Same Love came from her experience as a lesbian growing up in a tumultuous, Christan upbringing
We love how all these girls are supporting the LGBT, plus size community!