Free To Be Talks
Renae is a body image researcher and creator of Free To Be Talks, an organization that is dedicated to promoting a positive body image in youth. Most recently, she developed a research-based positive body image curriculum, Free To Be, available to be taught in schools. She is an avid lover of popcorn, Harry Potter, and hiking in the mountains.
I want my mom to grow old and feel the freedom to age.
A healing process that is going to rewrite deeply held narratives of shame or inadequacy must include experiences in which others teach "you are enough."
06/25/2018 11:16 EDT
You see, our son is adopted and we know that regardless of whether he is biological to us or not, love does not recognize a difference. So, my husband and I knew that regardless of whether our second child was biological or not, we would love them just as a fiercely and intensely.
09/20/2016 11:07 EDT
While the focus on loosening the ironclad corset and giving breathing room for diverse bodies to be loved and appreciated is a big step in the right direction, something is still fundamentally missing in our well-intentioned conquest to develop a positive body image.
07/13/2016 03:17 EDT
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