Body Justice 101
Gain insight on the body positivity movement and the rise of fat activism using an intersectional lens that draws awareness to systemic and interpersonal discrimination that many people in fat and/or disabled bodies face. Take away a greater understanding of how companies profit from people dissatisfied with their bodies and reflect on the emotional distress that many have felt for not looking up to par with that constructed standard. Develop compassion for all people with a holistic appreciate for health.
How to Talk To Your Loved Ones About Body Justice
Following Virgie Tovar's virtual lecture, join in her workshop on how to talk to family and friends about body justice. Make your own triggers heatmap.
How to Advocate For Weight Neutrality At The Doctor
In her second workshop, Virgie Tovar discusses and guides us to reflect on medical self-advocacy, especially in bodies of size. Determine your boundaries and how best to create a more body-inclusive community.