5 Male Body Positive Instagrammers Who Are Absolute Heroes



If you’re like me and you sometimes (often) look at yourself in the mirror with a sinking feeling in your stomach, you need to stop. I need to stop, you need to stop, we all need to stop.

Body positivity has been a “thing” for a while now, and I personally know heaps of people who have benefited from others baring all online, hoping to inspire a change in our perceptions of beauty.

But there’s one (proudly) big elephant in the room: most of these people are women.

While I whole-heartedly support anyone trying to spread a message of acceptance, I also think it’s important for men not to be left out of the picture. After all, we have insecurities too.

So guys, I have good news! Fortunately for us, there are some brave boys out there who are taking positivity into their own hands, and trying to make us all feel a little better about ourselves in the process!


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“Growing up as a chubby, gay, disabled kid I learned pretty early on that I wasn’t like the other kids. I’ve come a long way, both in terms of how I look today but more importantly how I feel towards my body! My stretch marks, saggy skin, belly rolls don’t make me undeserving of love! Everybody is deserving of love.”

Troy Solomon

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“Just by being a living, breathing person on this planet, you have immense value.

Kelvin Davis

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“Notoriously Dapper is a body positive men’s fashion blog that displays daily looks to inspire all men to embrace who they are. I started this blog after a shopping trip that unfortunately left a bad taste in my mouth. Ever since then I have vowed to never feel that insecure or ashamed of my size again! I started posting outfit looks to inspire and show men of size that you can be stylish regardless of our sometimes limitations when shopping or viewing clothing advertisements.”

Zach Miko

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“Being body positive isn’t a switch you turn on and then suddenly you love yourself. It’s a journey with ups and downs and sometimes the downs feel unbearable. Just cause we sometimes bend, doesn’t mean we break.”

Matt Joseph Diaz

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“I worked really hard for a long time to develop a healthier and more loving relationship with my body, but even though weight loss was a part of that, it isn’t responsible for the positive way I see myself now. The biggest change was in finding the strength to be myself. Over time, I learned that there’s power and beauty in every aspect of who I am.”

Self-LoveNick Arnold