You had so many questions from last week’s episode about self-objectification so we had Dr. Lindsay Kite come back and do a Q&A! Lindsay is the founder of Beauty Redefined and co-author of More Than A Body: Your Body is an Instrument, Not an Ornament. Together with her twin sister, they are dedicated to promoting body image resilience.
Dr. Lindsay Kite is co-author of the new book “More Than a Body” and co-director of the nonprofit Beauty Redefined, alongside her identical twin sister Lexie Kite. They both received PhDs from the University of Utah in the study of female body image and have become leading experts in body image resilience and media literacy. Today, Lindsay and Lexie continue to help girls and women recognize and reject the harmful effects of objectification in their lives through their new book, their online Body Image Resilience course, social media activism, and regular speaking engagements for thousands of people of all ages. Lindsay lives in New York City.
In This Episode We’ll Cover:
- The issues with self-objectification in the body positive movement
- How to practice body respect with chronic illnesses and disabilities
- How thin people struggling with body image can express body positivity without co-opting
- Unique struggles related to body acceptance with trans people + MORE!
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