The Independent

Representation of bigger bodies in Hollywood is here but is it too late for us?

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

April 16, 2019

Growing up in the 2000s as a thick girl was tough. Low cut jeans, midriffs and tiny two-piece swimsuits were in. Being thick was not. I grew up watching tall, thin, fair skinned white women on TV. There wasn’t any other representation other than the aforementioned. If there was, it wasn’t for teenagers. I recently began...

Northeastern Illinois University's student-run newspaper
Eating disorder