The Fat Activist Challenging Society in the Era of Weight Loss Drugs

The Fat Activist Challenging Society in the Era of Weight Loss Drugs
The Fat Activist Challenging Society in the Era of Weight Loss Drugs

Virginia Sole-Smith: Fat Activist Inspiring and Infuriating Followers in the Age of Ozempic

Virginia Sole-Smith has spent a decade writing about how women think and feel about their bodies and how they pass along those feelings to their children through food.

Sole-Smith's approach to feeding her children is based on the belief that "you can be a mom who doesn't live solely in service of other people" and that "you deserve time to yourself and that you're a person with needs, that those needs matter."

She wants to model for her daughters that it's possible to be a mother without sacrificing her own needs.

Sole-Smith has become one of the country's most visible fat activists, calling out the bias and discrimination faced by people in bigger bodies, especially from doctors and research scientists.

She asserts her own right to be "fat," the prefer

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