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FemTech Book Club – “You Just Need to Lose Weight” by Aubrey Gordon

June 26 @ 18:00 - 19:30 CDT

Monthly Book Club and Q&A to discuss topics and questions inspired by books and authors from the world of women’s health and wellness.

Join FemTech Focus at our monthly FemTech Book Club hosted by FemFans Susan Stover and Karen Wells!

On the last Wednesday of every month at 7pm ET, we’ll be discussing a book or other media from the world of women’s health and wellness.

Whether you’ve read the book in entirety, skimmed a few chapters, or are just curious about the topics included, all are welcome for thoughtful conversation, Q&A sessions, and an opportunity to engage with the FemTech community.

Bring your favorite drinks or snacks. Zoom video is optional! This will be an informal, relaxed, and nourishing session. You will have an opportunity chat with other attendees on Zoom.

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For this month’s FemTech Book Club we’ll be discussing “You Just Need to Lose Weight”: And 19 Other Myths About Fat People (Myths Made in America) by Aubrey Gordon

The co-host of the Maintenance Phase podcast and creator of Your Fat Friend, Aubrey Gordon, equips you with the facts to debunk common anti-fat myths and with tools to take action for fat justice.
In “You Just Need to Lose Weight,” Aubrey Gordon equips readers with the facts and figures to reframe myths about fatness in order to dismantle the anti-fat bias ingrained in how we think about and treat fat people. Bringing her dozen years of community organizing and training to bear, Gordon shares the rhetorical approaches she and other organizers employ to not only counter these pernicious myths, but to dismantle the anti-fat bias that so often underpin them.

IMPT: Please register for the event on Eventbrite.

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Day: Last Wednesday of every month

Time: 4PM PT/6PM CT/7PM ET

Event Format: Join the event via Zoom. Hosts, Susan and Karen, will lead the discussion into an open session where you can ask questions and engage with other attendees.

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