T.O.F.U. Talks: Fat Positivity This Sunday

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After having to postpone the live chat in December due to technical difficulties, I’m happy to say that it’s now happening this coming Sunday! I would have posted about it sooner, but this week has been rather hectic due to some unfortunate developments at the housesit I’m doing.

So, without further adieu, here are the details:

Sunday, February 17 2018 – 11:30PST

Watch the live chat here on the YouTube channel:


Continuing the T.O.F.U. Talks series, T.O.F.U.’s Editor, Ryan Patey, will be talking with Chelsea Lincoln of Fat Vegan Voice, Jenny Marie, and Andy Tabar of The Bearded Vegans and Compassion Company about fat positivity and the importance of it within the vegan community (and the world in general). Over roughly an hour, Ryan will ask the guests a series of questions before opening it up to the audience.

About Chelsea Lincoln

Chelsea Lincoln has been doing social justice work around veganism and fat acceptance for over 20 years. She recently started the Facebook page and corresponding blog, Fat Vegan Voice, as a platform to dismantle fatphobia in the vegan community and share insight from fat vegans.

About Jenny Marie

Jenny is a fat vegan living in Manchester, UK. She is passionate about fat-positive and anti-oppression veganism. Jenny lives with M.E. and Borderline Personality Disorder which means she’s super fun at parties (if she ever makes it to the party). Her fat heroes are Lindy West, Jes Baker, Virgie Tovar, Ragen Chastain, and Rachele Cateyes. She thinks we need more high profile fat vegan heroes.

About Andy Tabar

Andy is the co-host of The Bearded Vegans, a weekly podcast featuring nuanced discussions regarding all things vegan. Additionally, he is the founder of Compassion Company, an organic, USA made, sweat shop free, vegan clothing line.

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