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UNpodcast 143: UNradical (Virgie Tovar)

Posted By on March 28, 2016 in Podcasts |

UNpodcast 143: UNradical (Virgie Tovar)

“There’s an adrenaline rush that comes with denying the common rules of society: that I should always be trying to lose weight, that I should always be unhappy with some flaw. To say I am perfectly content with my body and all the parts that assemble it is nothing less than radical.” ― Virgie Tovar

Today’s guest is Virgie Tovar, author, activist and one of the nation’s leading experts and lecturers on fat discrimination and body image.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Why the world needs radical girl scouts (and where to find them)
  • How to remember the joy your body brought you before Diet Culture crept in
  • Why grief is important in diet recovery
  • Just how confusing is the rhetoric around health and fatness?

And more!

CONNECT WITH VIRGIE:

WEBSITE: www.virgietovar.com

COURSE: Babecamp

INSTAGRAM: @VirgieTovar #losehatenotweight

Read more about Virgie and today’s conversation at Performing Woman.

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“There’s an adrenaline rush that comes with denying the common rules of socie

MENTIONED IN THE PODCAST:

READ: I Asked 60 Kinesiology Students to Define Health. Here’s What Happened. 

READ: The Science of Fat Shaming

READ: The Skinny on Sexual Risk

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Keep dancing,

@PerformingWoman

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