A list by Katelyn, Customer Service Specialist
October 15th, 2021

One can never have too much plus-sized representation in media! As a plus-sized woman, I gravitate towards heroines that look like me and share the same experiences. Here are some books, movies, and TV shows that feature plus-sized women and lift up their voices. I have included some non-fiction books to read here as well!


Willowdean Dickson (played by Danielle Macdonald in the movie adaptation)

Millie Michalchuk (played by Maddie Baillio in the movie adaptation of Dumplin')

Faith Herbert

Molly Gordon played by Beanie Feldstein

Non-fiction work by plus-sized author Lindy West

Chloe Brown

April Whittier

Lauren Clegg

Bea Schumacher

Skye Shin

Non-fiction work by plus-sized author Jes Baker

Non-fiction work by plus-sized author Jessamyn Stanley

Juliet Milagros Palante

Leah Burke

Cookie Vonn

Libby Strout

Ever Davies

Natalie played by Rebel Wilson

Tracy Turnblad played by Nikki Blonsky


Cindy Hayes played by Adrienne C Moore, Tasha "Taystee" Jefferson played by Danielle Brooks, and Dayanara Diaz played by Dascha Polanco

Michelle Darnell played by Melissa McCarthy

Abby Yates played by Melissa McCarthy

Lori Palmer

Savvy Sheldon

Cherry Neita

Cindy Woods