The Body Is Not An Apology: The Impact of Sexism and Sizeism on Our Bodies and Health
Community Leaders in Health Equity (CLHE) and Transformative Alliances LLC are pleased to invite you to attend a virtual talk and question-and-answer session with Sonya Renee Taylor on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from 6-8 p.m. MST.
About our speaker
Sonya Renee Taylor is the Founder and Radical Executive Officer of The Body Is Not An Apology, a digital media and education company with content reaching half a million people each month. As an award-winning performance poet, activist, and transformational leader, Sonya addresses sizeism, sexism, racism, body terrorism, and radical self-love through an intersectional lens. Sonya has mesmerized audiences across the globe with her powerful and deeply human message. Amongst other accomplishments, Sonya is the author of The Body Is Not An Apology: The Power of Radical Self Love, The Ultimate Puberty Book for Girls: Celebrate Your Body (and Its Changes, Too!), the poetry collection A Little Truth on Your Shirt, and she is co-editor of International Handbook of Fat Studies.
After an introduction, Sonya Renee Taylor will give a 45- to 60-minute talk. Afterward, there will be 30-45 minutes dedicated to a moderated question-and-answer session with Sonya Renee Taylor and attendees.
Click here to register on Eventbrite. This online-only event will take place on Zoom. Zoom does not require registrants to set up a user account, but advance registration is required. Registration is free, but space is limited. This event will be recorded.
Please indicate during registration if you will need simultaneous interpretation or have other accommodation requests. The deadline for such requests is Tuesday, September 28, 2021. Simultaneous Spanish interpretation will be available. Automatic live-captioning will be available in English.
If you have questions about this event, please contact Andy Coco. We look forward to having you join us online the evening of October 6, 2021!