Editor’s note: This post contains nudity.

New York City photographer Substantia Jones wanted to send the message that all bodies are beautiful and valuable, so she began her photo series, The Adipositivity Project, in 2007 as a way to promote and discuss body politics and positivity. Her series displaying images of plus-size women — ones that you may not typically see on the covers of magazines or during Fashion Week

“Accurate, positive or neutral representations of the non-thin are a true rarity. Particularly for women,” Jones told Mashable. “What I’m doing is subverting photography, a tool commonly used to prop up the angst industrial complex. Instead, I’m using it to promote body autonomy and self love for those who’re denied it.” Read more…

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