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About danceswithfat

Hi, I’m Ragen Chastain. Speaker, Writer, Dancer, Choreographer, Marathoner, Soon to be IRONMAN, Activist, Fat Person.

Road to the Conference: Ivy Felicia, Hilary Kinavey, Dana Sturtevant, Esther Rothblum, BEDA

We are so very excited about the amazing speakers and wonderful sponsors we have lined up for The Fat Activism Conference this year that we can’t possibly wait until October to tell you all about them. So we’re continuing with our pre-conference interviews … Continue reading

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Jane Arlene Herman and Velvet D’Amour Talk Fat Activism

This is the last in our series previewing the amazing speakers and sponsors of the Fat Activism Conference, because the conference starts tomorrow!  Today is the last day to register with regular conference rates (the prices increase to our “last … Continue reading

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Rajah Jones, Harriet Brown, Mirna Valerio, and Beyond the Curve Talk Fat Activism

The Fat Activism Conference is right around the corner, and we’re continuing to bring you in depth information and previews from our incredible speakers and sponsors.  The Fat Activism Conference is an online conference that will be held September 23-25 … Continue reading

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Courtney Marshall, Amy Pence-Brown, Cat Pausé, and ASDAH Talk Fat Activism

Here is the next installment of  pre-conference interviews from our powerful and inspirational speakers and sponsors, so you can see what an amazing team we’ve got lined up for The Fat Activism Conference to be held September 23-25 on a phone or a computer near … Continue reading

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Mirna Valerio, Alysse Dalessandro, Andrea Nevins, and Jay Solomon Talk Fat Activism

Today we’re continuing with our speaker and sponsor pre-conference interviews so you can see what an amazing group we’ve got lined up for The Fat Activism Conference.  The conference will be held online September 23-25 – you can listen in by phone or computer, … Continue reading

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Jeanette Miller, Saucye West, Kerry Beake, and Friend of Marilyn Talk Fat Activism

We are so very excited about the wonderful sponsors and amazing speakers we have lined up for The Fat Activism Conference this year that we can’t possibly wait until September to tell you all about them. So we’re continuing with our pre-conference interviews … Continue reading

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Tiana Dodson, Eileen Rosensteel, Gloria Lucas, and Melissa Fabello talk Fat Activism

As the conference gets closer, we’ll continue to share inspiration, insights, and advance information from our speakers and sponsors with you! This is an online conference so you can listen from wherever you are by phone or computer, registrants also receive … Continue reading

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