Body Liberation & WLS Support Group
- 1 hr1 hour
- 7 US dollars$7
Join us to discuss weight loss surgery (WLS) through the lens of body liberation and body autonomy. Open to folx who have undergone or are exploring WLS. Roxane Gay. Gabourey Sidibe. Ashley Nell Tipton. Adele. Rebel Wilson. We have all seen and heard the judgements about fat celebrities who engage in intentional weight loss and weight loss surgery (WLS). Maybe we have even said or thought them ourselves, or felt abandoned by them. The fact is, the decision to undergo WLS or focus on weight loss is a deeply personal one. One that often leads to folks feeling a deep sense of shame for acting in direct opposition to what their community stands for. Not to mention a deep sense of loss—loss of identity, loss of community, loss of support. We at Liberating Jasper believe that no one achieves body liberation through judgment and exclusion. Body liberation for all means just that: for ALL. Our approach centers on body autonomy, a person’s right to decide what happens to their own body. We believe that you are the expert in your own body, that only you know what’s right for you. Our role is to support you in uncovering your inner wisdom, so that you can decide what is best from an authentic and grounded place. Yes, even if WLS is what is best. We have long seen the need for a supportive place within the body liberation movement for folks in the WLS community. To that end, we are announcing a weekly support group centered on just that. If you have undergone WLS or are pursuing it, please join us on Tuesdays at 5 pm. We will explore the nuances of WLS through the lens of body liberation.
Liberating Jasper 535 Dock Street, Tacoma, WA, USA