Synopses & Reviews
Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls
is a manifesto and call to arms for women of all sizes and ages. With smart and sassy eloquence, veteran blogger Jes Baker calls on women to be proud of their bodies, fight against fat-shaming, and embrace a body-positive worldview to change public perceptions and help women maintain mental health.
With the same straightforward tone that catapulted her to national attention when she wrote a public letter addressing the sexist comments of Abercrombie and Fitch's CEO, Jes shares personal experiences along with in-depth research in a way that is approachable, digestible, and empowering. Featuring notable guest authors, Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls is an invitation for all women to reject fat prejudice, learn to love their bodies, and join the most progressive, and life-changing revolution there is: the movement to change their world, not their bodies.
Thank you, Jes Baker. Thank you from my daughter. Thank you from me . . . . Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls
is a cultural game changer.”
Brittany Gibbons, Bestselling Author of Fat Girl Walking
Fierce. Funny. Factual....Tackles our most deeply held beliefs about our bodies with razor sharp wit and an unapologetic commitment that we all deserve to love these vessels we live in. Bravo for this piece of body liberation!”
Sonya Renee Taylor, Founder and Radical Executive Officer of The Body is Not an Apology
About the Author
is a positive, progressive, and magnificently irreverent force to be reckoned with in the realm of self-love advocacy and mental health.
Jes is internationally recognized for her writing on her blog, The Militant Baker, and for the Attractive and Fat” campaign, a response to Abercrombie and Fitchs controversial branding efforts. Her extensive body advocacy work has continued to garner attention from hundreds of national and international media networks.
When not blogging, Jes spends her time producing the renowned Body Love Conference, speaking at universities, taking pictures in her underwear, writing for several online publications, working with clothing companies to promote more plus size fashion, and trying to convince her cats that they like to wear sweaters and bow ties. Learn more about Jes at TheMilitantBaker.com.