You Have the Right to Remain FatBook - 2018
Growing up as a fat girl, Virgie Tovar believed that her body was something to befixed. But after two decades of dieting and constant guilt, she was over it--andgave herself the freedom to trust her own body again. Ever since, she's been helpingothers to do the same.Tovar is hungry for a world where bodies are valued equally, food is free frommoral judgment, and you can jiggle through life with respect. In concise and candidlanguage, she delves into unlearning fatphobia, dismantling sexist notions offashion, and how to reject diet culture's greatest lie: that fat people need to waitbefore beginning their best lives.
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VaughanPLAlison Jan 14, 2019
This was quite an eye opener. It'll make you mad as you read it, and maybe feel a little powerless in this current society, but it was important to read and a lot of excellent points were made. Just looking at diet culture from a feminist perspective and what it really tells women is important ... Read More »