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(How To Stop Pretending You) Love Your Body: a talk by Deborah Coughlin

Do you love the way you look? Do you spend time trying to? Do you pretend that you do, or need convincing?
In this talk Deborah Coughlin will take us through the theories and facts behind why having a body can be so tricky. She will discuss the pitfalls of faking body positivity and inspogram, and the radical steps we can take to change our body vision.Deborah Coughlin is an artistic director, producer, writer and presenter. She is the founder and director of feminist punk collective Gaggle, writes for Stylist Magazine and is currently touring her theatrical production ‘Yap Yap Yap’ .From being editor of Feminist Times, to writing about fat yoga for The Guardian, taking Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour out on the street to make women happier about their bodies, to making a musical called FAT, Deborah has spent the past decade working out why we often feel bad about our bodies and how we can feel a whole lot better.
45-minute talk, followed by opportunity for audience discussion.