You Have the Right to Remain Fat

Author(s): Virgie Tovar


A scathing attack on diet culture, fatphobia and ingrained sexism from bold author, activist and body image expert Virgie Tovar. Growing up as a fat girl, Virgie Tovar believed that her body was something to be fixed. But after two decades of dieting and constant guilt, she was over it--and gave herself the freedom to trust her own body again. Ever since, she's been helping others to do the same. Tovar is hungry for a world where bodies are valued equally, food is free from moral judgment, and you can jiggle through life with respect. In concise and candid language, she delves into unlearning fatphobia, dismantling sexist notions of fashion, and rejecting diet culture's greatest lie: that fat people need to wait before beginning their best lives.


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General Fields

  • : 9781911545163
  • : Melville House UK
  • : Melville House UK
  • : August 2018
  • : October 2020
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Virgie Tovar
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 362.196398
  • : 128
  • : B