If you’re one of the millions of people who are struggling to survive in a culture that’s obsessed with weight loss, the way a Rebel Eater lives her life might sound like a revolution. In this world, pizza is not the enemy, and we love the bodies we have right now! Hosted by Virgie Tovar, a writer and activist, and one of the nation's leading speakers on weight-based discrimination and body image.
Bonus: Mailbag with Isabel Foxen Duke!
Virgie Tovar and Isabel Foxen Duke answer listener questions about how to leave diet culture behind.
How to Stop Fighting Food
It can seem impossible to break out of the cycle of dieting and binging, but health coach Isabel Foxen Duke found the key at the end of what she calls her “final binge.” And the answer isn’t more dieting! Virgie and Isabel talk about “radical hopelessness,” why Nutella is the ultimate anti-diet food, and why dieting - not binging - is the real coping mechanism.
Horny For Healing: Body Positive Dating Advice
Virgie talks with disability justice advocate Alex Locust (aka Glamputee) about dating and intimacy. They discuss what fat liberation and disability justice teach us about interdependence, and Alex shares why they have started saying they're "horny for healing."
Trails Not Scales with Fat Girls Hiking
Virgie and Summer Michaud-Skog talk about fat erasure from fitness spaces, the new (fat positive!) rules of hiking, and the simple joy of petting moss.
How to Raise Food-Positive Kids with Ginny Jones
Parenting coach Ginny Jones talks with Virgie about how parents can learn how to raise food-positive kids — and how we all can heal after growing up in a fatphobic or food-restrictive environment.
Presenting: Body Stuff with Dr. Jen Gunter - Season 2
We're excited to share a sneak peek of the new season of Body Stuff with Doctor Jen Gunter! Like Rebel Eaters Club, Dr. Jen Gunter takes apart the stickiest myths around personal health out there, which are often sold to us by companies and wrapped up in bogus science. And she reveals how our bodies REALLY work. This season she's covering a lot of topics I'm really interested in like metabolism myths, sleep, and more!