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SHAPE Center RI® honors and respects the many authors, activists, and social justice badasses that pave the way to fat acceptance, body liberation, and body affirmation. You will find videos from researchers, advocates, social commentators, doctors and health providers, rebels, scientists, and people just like you.
"Pretty Big Movement" is Destroying Dancer Stereotypes | Iris
Akira Armstrong was in two Beyoncé videos, but couldn't find an agent to represent her as a professional dancer because of her size. To change the narrative around what a dancer's body should look like, Akira started her own dance company, made up of plus-size dancers. "Pretty Big Movement" is destroying dancer stereotypes, one routine at a time. Featuring: Akira Armstrong, Zenobia Rodgers, Catya Craig, Hayley Kiriazi, Tiffany Torres, Aurelia De Jesus, Dara Alina Gadsden, Letticia Teece Camacho, Romann Still haven’t subscribed to Iris on YouTube? ►► http://bit.ly/subthescene CONNECT WITH IRIS Web: http://heyiris.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/heyiris Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heyirisdotcom/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/heyirisdotcom ABOUT IRIS At Iris, our message to women is simple: You are enough. We produce relatable, engaging video that makes our audience laugh, cry, and say, “Yep, that’s me.” Still haven’t subscribed to The Scene on YouTube? ►► http://bit.ly/subthescene CONNECT WITH THE SCENE Web: http://thescene.com/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/SCENE Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheSceneVideo Google+: http://plus.google.com/+TheScene Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescene ABOUT THE SCENE Your go-to source for the best digital videos curated from around the globe. The Scene features a mix of comedy, celebrity, sports, music, fashion, and documentary. "Pretty Big Movement" is Destroying Dancer Stereotypes | The Scene Featuring: Akira Armstrong, Zenobia Rodgers, Catya Craig, Hayley Kiriazi, Tiffany Torres, Aurelia De Jesus, Dara Alina Gadsden, Letticia Teece Camacho, Romann
Told I Was Too Fat To Dance | SHAKE MY BEAUTY
SUBSCRIBE to Barcroft TV: http://bit.ly/Oc61Hj A WOMAN has started a dance group for fellow plus-size women to prove dancers come in all shapes and sizes. Since she was young, Charity Holloway has lived and breathed for dancing. But when she was told, as a teenager, she was too fat to dance, she nearly gave it up altogether. Thankfully Charity didn’t and she is now the proud founder and choreographer of 4Thirty-Two, a plus-sized dance group in Charlotte, North Carolina. To follow 4Thirty-Two, click here: https://www.instagram.com/4thirtytwo/ http://4thirtytwo.com Video Credits: Videographer / director: Heath Franklin Producer: Nathalie Bonney, Ruby Coote Editor: Ed Rius Barcroft TV: https://www.youtube.com/user/barcroftmedia/featured Barcroft Animals: https://www.youtube.com/barcroftanimals/featured Barcroft Cars: https://www.youtube.com/user/BarcroftCars/featured For more of the amazing side of life: For the full story, visit BARCROFT.TV: http://www.barcroft.tv/ Like @BarcroftTV on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BarcroftTV Follow @Barcroft_TV on Twitter: https://www.Twitter.com/Barcroft_TV Check out more videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/barcroftmedia/videos Download Barcroft TV on iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/barcroft-tv/id1287734327?mt=8 Download Barcroft TV on Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.recipe.barcroft&hl=en
"Body Positivity" Is A Social Movement That Celebrates EveryBODY | The OverExplainer | ESSENCE
Allow the The OverExplainer to school you on body positivity and why it's important. Subscribe to ESSENCE - http://ow.ly/QXFD50lRgPz ESSENCE is the Black woman’s guide to what’s hot now — our stars, our style, our lives. Connect with ESSENCE Online: ► Website: http://www.essence.com/ ► Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/essence ► Twitter: https://twitter.com/essence ► Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/essence/
Unlearning Fat Phobia: Moving Toward Fat Liberation in Public Health
Panelists will share their experience and knowledge of the historical relationship between weight, health, and medical care; fat phobia within academic and public health; and connections between race, gender and body size. Panelists are Marquisele (Mikey) Mercedes (she/her) - writer and doctoral student from the Bronx, New York; Monica Kriete, MPH (she/her) - researcher and writer; and Harriet Brown (she/her) - Professor of Magazine, News, and Digital Journalism at Syracuse University.
Enough with the fear of fat | Kelli Jean Drinkwater
In a society obsessed with body image and marked by a fear of fat, Kelli Jean Drinkwater engages in radical body politics through art. She confronts the public's perception of bigger bodies by bringing them into spaces that were once off limits -- from fashion runways to the Sydney Festival -- and entices all of us to look again and rethink our biases. "Unapologetic fat bodies can blow people's minds," she says. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
An animated video exposing the limitations of current research on weight and health. To learn more about the Health At Every Size® approach, please visit us at: Association for Size Diversity and Health at https://www.sizediversityandhealth.org/ Health At Every Size® Blog at http://healthateverysizeblog.org/
Virgie Tovar Tells Us The Difference Between Body Positivity And Fat Activism
Virgie Tovar is an advocate for fat activism, which is not to be confused with the body positivity movement. Watch her explain what needs to change in the body positivity movement. Follow Nylon on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nylon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/nylonmag Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nylonmag/ Flipboard: https://flipboard.com/@nylon
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