FRR 127: The Problems With Body Positivity – interview with Sassy Latte

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In this episode of Fearless Rebelle Radio, I’m interviewing Sassy Latte, Body and Sex positive Feminist.

We talk about how the concept of “self-love” leaves out marginalized individuals, issues within body positivity and more.

In This Episode, We Chat About

  • Sassy shares the story of how @sassy_latte came to be and thoughts on first discovering body positivity,
  • How fusing the political with personal has been imperative to healing body dissatisfaction for Sassy,
  • The intersection of race and body image,
  • Why “self-love” neglects the trauma/experiences of marginalized bodies and how we can do better to make it more inclusive,
  • The problems with the body positivity movement and how it can discredit marginalized bodies,
  • Is allyship even possible as a thin and/or white person?
  • What it means to tokenize and how this is problematic for those in marginalized groups,
  • Where white women (and particularly thin white women) can do better to support POC and other marginalized groups,
  • Plus so much more!

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