At RunwayRiot, we recognize that the fight for body acceptance gets stronger every day on the backs of body positive women. With RunwayRiot’s tell-all video series My Body My Story, we take you up close with today’s body positive warriors. Each one will tell you about her complex and inspirational relationship with her body, because every woman has one.
Here to tell that story today is Shainna Tucker, fashion blogger and lifelong athlete. In this video, the reliably fast talking made-for-Instagram quote of the day machine will tell you about why no one can tell her what level of glamour she is entitled to, how she stopped fighting with her body, and how at a People Style Watch swim shoot, even though all the other women were half her size, she was treated equally.
“When I walk into a room, I like that I make a statement,” says Tucker who used to want to ‘slide to the side,’ but now she adds, “if I’m looking cute, it’s over. If I am beat for the Gods with a good eyebrow day, it’s over.”
Watch below, and react and get at us with your body image story in the comments.