Discusses stigma against overweight persons, detailing how the author unlearned her own fatphobia and gave herself the freedom to love her own body again. - (Baker & Taylor)
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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This manifesto isn’t about body positivity—it’s about a fat revolution.
- (Perseus Publishing