Sonya Renee Taylor, an activist and poet who identifies as fat, black, and queer, refuses to apologize for her body.
But she doesn't want you to mistake her defiance for an abundance of self-esteem or self-confidence. Nor is it solely about body positivity, a movement that has empowered countless people but one that Taylor believes falls short of offering true liberation for everyone.
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Instead, Taylor champions radical self-love — the kind that helps people flat-out reject body shame of any kind. And Taylor persuasively offers that vision to the world in her new book, The Body Is Not Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love. Read more...More about Books, Social Good, Body Positivity, Activism, and Body Image...