Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Embraces the Beauty of Diversity

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Because Empowerment is Sexy

This year, the Swimsuit team at Sports Illustrated decided to make a powerful statement for their 2018 issue. Don't worry, they're still featuring beauty women in bikinis, but this year they are all about highlighting the beauty of diversity as well as female empowerment. In the pages of this 2018 Swimsuit issue, you will notice models of all races, sizes, ages, abilities, and experiences represented. There's never been a more diverse and inclusive issue of SI in history—and it's about time the rest of the world followed in their footsteps. We're discussing ten of the amazing and beautiful models pictured in this year's issue in the gallery below, keep reading to learn more about their incredible stories. And if you're a fan of badass and beautiful women, because who isn't, let us know in the comments section on Facebook.

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