Exploring how to be an ally isn’t always easy. It challenges how we see ourselves and how we identify. It compels us to confront our own relationship to privilege and examine how we may be holding, maintaining, or perpetuating structures of power and privilege that hold other people back. Read more…
“I have to tell you something. The whole program is based on community, it feels weird for this story to be based on me, it’s just an avenue for us to come together.”
We need to stop asking people to take all the responsibility to just love themselves while not acknowledging the culturally imposed barriers to self-love. Our culture is preoccupied with weight to such a degree that one’s health, morals, character and intelligence are all presumed to be lacking if you live in an abundant body.