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Things no one will tell fat girls : a handbook of unapologetic living

Author: Jes Baker
Publisher: Berkeley, California : Seal Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls is a manifesto and call to arms for women of all sizes and ages. With smart and sassy eloquence, veteran blogger Jes Baker calls on women to be proud of their bodies, fight against fat-shaming, and embrace a body-positive worldview to change public perceptions and help women maintain mental health. With the same straightforward tone that catapulted her to national attention when  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jes Baker
ISBN: 9781580055826 1580055826
OCLC Number: 903424539
Description: 240 pages : illustration ; 21 cm
Contents: What in the world is body love, and why does it matter? --
Start now, goddamnit: waiting doesn't work --
Guest essay: Virgie Tovar --
You hate your body because Don Draper told you to: throw some shade at history --
Guest essay: Sonya Renee Taylor --
If you're happy and you know it, cut the line: fat hate isn't your problem --
Guest essay: Andrew Walen --
Fat and health: rethink that shit --
Guest essay: Jen McLellan --
Selfies aren't selfish: narcissism is good for you --
Change your Tumblr, change your life: diversify your media feed --
Guest essay: Shanna Katz Kattari --
100% of humans have brains: mental health support is for everyone --
Guest essay: Kimberly A. Peace, MSW --
Watch your language: words matter --
Guest essay: Sam Dylan Finch --
"Fatshion" is a form of political resistance: wear what scares you --
Guest essay: Bruce Sturgell --
Affirmations aren't just for people who love Sedona: you can rewire your brain --
Fat girls find love too: yes, that includes you --
Guest essay: Chrystal Bougon --
Loving your body will change the world.
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With smart and sassy eloquence, veteran blogger Jes Baker calls on women to be proud of their bodies, fight against fat-shaming, and embrace a body-positive worldview  Read more...
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"If only Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls were my bible 25 years ago, it would have surely saved me years of hating my body. This book is a must read for girls and women of all ages and sizes. I Read more...

 
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