She may have been busy accompanying Tyga to the VMA's and showing off her newly dyed blonde locks, but social media maven Kylie Jenner still made time for a bit of activism on the side.
Earlier this week, she took to her popular Instagram to announce that the launch of the #IAmMoreThan campaign targeted at eradicating bullying. In addition to popularizing the hashtag that encourages participants to explore things deeper than their flaws, Kylie is turning the spotlight on deserving, inspiring individuals.
For six days, Kylie will be sharing the stories of six different people who have had their own traumatic experiences with bullying. As part of the uplifting message of the campaign, these youngsters have overcome their endeavors to become stronger fighters with downright heartening.
Her first shared story
The rest of Renee's story boasts a message of love:
Renee is so strong willed and a super intelligent girl who told me that while growing up she never had many issues with bullying. "I went to school with all the same kids all the way through high school. Right around senior year, I started getting very anxious about having to explain my condition to all of the new people I would meet in college. I started going on Tumblr and saw lots of profiles of positive, confident people” that inspired her to start sharing her photos even with her insecurities. “It’s so hard to keep myself from responding to the negative comments,” she told me. “Even harder is keeping my friends from getting angry.” It's so important to have a great group of friends. Renee also told me about the tattoo she recently got of her life motto: Stay Strong, Always Love. “Loving is always going to be a better place than hating,” she shared. Check out Renee’s Instagram @ALittlePieceofInsane - she’s showing the world #IAmMoreThan my forehead. I love you Renee! She is so awesome & inspiring. Renee taught ME that #IAmMoreThan the negative comments that I read.
And Kylie was just getting started.
She's continued the campaign with a completely different issue
With her post about Erica, Kylie is pushing for body positivity and self-love, giving a platform to a model who has so often gotten overlooked by the mainstream:
Erica’s @Instagram is really inspiring because of her extremely body-positive, beautiful photos she posts of herself. What I love about Erica is she refused to believe the haters who told her that her weight would hold her back from achieving her dreams. She told me that she thinks the most important thing people need to keep in mind is “to learn how to be your best friend. A lot of people will come and go in your life but they can never do as much for you as you can do for yourself.” Check out Erica’s Instagram @Curve_Model - she’s teaching us all #IAmMoreThan the titles they give me. (Photo Credit: @enriquevegaphoto) Erica reminded ME that #IAmMoreThan my body and that my beauty comes from what's inside.
In the end, it seems that Kylie is using her influence for something bigger than herself, so you certainly have to give her credit for that!