brave at every size group

“A culture fixated on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty, but an obsession about female obedience. ... Dieting is the most potent political sedative in women's history; a quietly mad population is a tractable one.”

– Naomi Wolf

Session Overview:

In this session, we question. We take a look at the Fat Liberation Movement. We’ll explore the history of diet culture and how diet impacts all of us.

Learning Objectives:

1. Learn the purpose behind using “fat” as an identity.

2. Learn a brief history of diet culture/current diet culture.

3. Use this knowledge to critically analyse advertisements.