People Everywhere Are Showing Love For Their Thighs With #ThighReading
by Gillian Fuller
The campaign immediately gained traction, and dozens of women posted their own variations of @princess_labia's original.
Along with the photos come inspiring captions celebrating the beauty, strength and utility of strong thighs.
Check it out below.
The original, posted by @princess_labia, has more than 300 favorites on Twitter.
palm readings <<<< thigh readings pic.twitter.com/eaXBcVO7HX — EMO SLUT (@princess_labia) July 20, 2015
After posting the photo, @princess_labia called for other Twitter users to share their own #ThighReading pics.
show me ur #thighreading — EMO SLUT (@princess_labia) July 20, 2015
Dozens of confident people jumped on the bandwagon.
#thighreading I have loads of stretch marks, but they're still beautiful I'm a work of art & so are you #bodyposi pic.twitter.com/JrVkWfFp30 — frankie loves louis (@PUNKAFHALSEY) July 21, 2015
They're sharing pictures of their thighs…
stretch marks from my eating disorder, they hold the strength it took to survive #Thighreading pic.twitter.com/Ks2iQ7K8Hj — bagelprincess (@bagelprincess) July 21, 2015
need tags like #thighreading bc it took lots of self control to not filter out my stretch marks pic.twitter.com/WgsoDXMuhL — dog puke (@lastnitescoffee) July 23, 2015
Freckles and scars…
@princess_labia self harm scars almost completely faded, my #thighreading sees a bright future for myself pic.twitter.com/UXk5ASjXTP — Vault-Girl Courtney (@ScotiaSiren) July 23, 2015
...and it's beautiful.
this weeks attempt at body positivity chubby pink legs ft. scars, stretch marks & freckles #thighreading pic.twitter.com/oq6yFVgxVw — sadie (@ssadiemaud) July 22, 2015
#ThighReading even went international.
@princess_labia In my pijies. Here are my thunder thighs w/ a birthmark and burn scar on the left. #thighreading pic.twitter.com/BsMNeZQeEE — Hadriana De Madiana (@HadrianaBubble) July 23, 2015
The hashtag is about more than the photos, though.
.@princess_labia #thighreading faded self harm scars and healthy bruises pic.twitter.com/gsRafDED9Y — emma stone (@_Jess_ica) July 23, 2015
It's about reminding people they're beautiful...
LOVE UR CUTE BODIES #thighreading pic.twitter.com/EiclCF1Xdw — emma (@ohsol0vely_) July 23, 2015
...and their bodies are strong, powerful and incredible.
#thighreading look at these beauty marks I love them more than anything (even if it's hard) pic.twitter.com/2WUUWIyfpS — LITA (@tatlany) July 24, 2015
Loving ourselves is something we should all feel comfortable doing.
own the body uve grown into, stardust & trees have worked hard for you to be alive respect your parents #thighreading pic.twitter.com/N9Oey0ePqh — Taliana Spears (@babyducks4lunch) July 23, 2015
Flaunt your thighs on Twitter -- battle scars and all -- with #ThighReading.
#thighreading it's okay to have stretch marks and cellulite; everyone does #idontscareasily #lightningbolts pic.twitter.com/W55ohxnY0H — nicoteen (@xslutever) July 23, 2015