Whitney Thore, a blogger and radio producer, is out to prove that you can dance like a pro regardless of your size. It's an issue that's very personal to her.

Thorne was teaching at the Greensboro Dance Theatre by age 16, but quit dancing in college after she experienced inexplicable weight gain.

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Plus-size model Elly Mayday is baring her body in the name of helping other women embrace theirs. 

After enduring chemotherapy for a rare type of ovarian cancer, the Canadian pin-up is showing off her scars, bald head, and non-airbrushed figure for a Forever Yours lingerie campaign. 

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A hilarious parody of Cosmopolitan and other women's magazines, entitled "Average Women's Magazine Cover," is making the online rounds, and for good reason.

Created in 2010 by writer and illustrator Brendan McGinley, it resurfaced this week on Twitter, and if you've ever seen a real Cosmo cover, you'll appreciate it.

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Former Jersey Shore star Snooki pulls no punches in her new book Baby Bumps about media coverage of celebrities who are pregnant and/or new parents.

Speaking about the coverage she received in 2012, she writes, "tabloid monitoring of how fast women lose the baby weight is practically a blood sport."

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Plus-size models and modeling have gained a lot of traction in 2013, as they a purpose beyond marketing plus-size clothing to a growing market.

They also provide women with a more diverse range of bodies to look up to, which potentially improves self-confidence, body image and social norms.

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Amber Portwood is looking good these days, and not just because she's no longer forced to wear an orange jumpsuit and can sleep without fear of being shanked.

The reformed Teen Mom is celebrating her freedom by creating a new look for herself, and it's a great one! Check out the difference in hair and makeup:

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