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Amy Pence-Brown

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Biographical Info

Amy Pence-Brown is a fat feminist mother who believes in opening her mouth and her heart. From both of these places, she tells a powerful story of vulnerability, courage, and body positivity and the importance of taking a stand for something you believe in. As a body image activist, Pence-Brown became famous in 2015 for her radical stand for self-love in a black bikini and a blindfold in Boise, Idaho, which was documented in a blog post, photographs and a video viewed over 200 million times. Pence-Brown is a writer and tells stories on her blog and other local & national publications, as a historian giving tours for Preservation Idaho, and as a visual artist creating subversive stitchings and performance pieces. As an activist, her message about the value of all bodies, no matter their size, has been covered by numerous media outlets, including CNN, USA Today, Cosmopolitan, People, TODAY, Huffington Post, Upworthy, HLN, WGN Morning News Chicago, the Dr. Oz show, SHAPE, NPR and Fitness magazine.

Categories: Advocacy and Activism
Updated 4 months ago.