Fatphobia and Diet Culture w/ Virgie Tovar

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Writer, fat activist and podcast host Virgie Tovar teaches us about the roots of fatphobia and the many pitfalls of diet culture. She and Laverne cover everything from discrimination to health care, white supremacy and social policing. Even if you’ve never been on a diet a single day in your life, this is for you, too.

Virgie Tovar is the author of You Have the Right to Remain Fat and The Self-Love Revolution: Radical Body Positivity for Girls of Color. She is a contributor for Forbes.com, where she covers the plus-size market and how to end weight-based discrimination at work. Her podcast, Rebel Eaters Club, investigates the North American relationship to food and body.

Rebel Eaters Club podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/rebel-eaters-club/id1495401238

You Have the Right to Remain Fat audiobook:

https://www.audible.com/pd/You-Have-the-Right-to-Remain-Fat-Audiobook/B08G1T4LGZ

The Self-Love Revolution: Radical Body Positivity for Girls of Color

https://www.amazon.com/Self-Love-Revolution-Radical-Positivity-Solutions/dp/1684034116

Babecamp: Break Up with Diet Culture E-Course

https://bodypositiveschool.teachable.com/p/babecamp

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