You Have the Right to Remain FatBook - 2018
This manifesto isn’t about body positivity—it’s about a fat revolution.
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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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liljables Oct 09, 2018
The title of Virgie Tovar’s manifesto may shock you. You might find yourself coming up with caveats to the statement in your head. It’s a testament to our diet-obsessed culture that most of us can’t accept this premise at face-value. But in just over 100 pages, Tovar will help you to believe. She... Read More »