It was the year we learned “thick thighs save lives.”
Jessamyn Stanley taught us to respect ourselves. And Miss Iceland Arna Ýr Jónsdóttir did just that when she dropped out of the Miss Grand International after being told to lose weight.
In the words of Tess Holliday, “#EffYourBeautyStandards.”
And we’ve said it once, and we’ll say it again: 2016 was Ashley Graham’s year.