“I think that the work that’s left to be done―and I see the end in sight at this point―is to just let go and stop talking about it. It’s definitely ‘stop talking about the whole size thing.’ I don’t go to my girlfriend’s house and say, ‘Hey, I’m your big friend, let’s talk about big things.’ It’s not a topic of conversation within my friend group—I’m ready for society, Hollywood, the press, magazines, everyone, to just catch up and say, ‘These women are just like the women we’ve been using for so long. Let’s just throw them into the mix and stop talking about it.'”
While Ashley Graham landed on the cover of last year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and made history as the first plus-size model to do so, she also continues to inspire us with her message of body positivity becoming the norm, as she expressed to Elle magazine.