Persephone Pioneers: Nancy Upton

Persephone Magazine: You were the winner of American Apparel’s “Next Big Thing” contest, where plus-size women could upload their photos at a chance to model with the company. Of course, your photos (while awesomely hot) were a jab at the intentions of the company, which has never really been fat-friendly, nor woman-, race- or really, anything-friendly. Can you talk about why you entered the contest and what you were hoping to accomplish with your photos?

Editor’s Note: We love Nancy so much, we’re featuring her twice this week. TEAM NANCY!  Read More Persephone Pioneers: Nancy Upton