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Susie Orbach

b 1946

British psychoanalyst and psychiatrist, writer and social commentator.

 

Fat is a Feminist Issue

Book title, 1978

 

Fat is a way of saying ''no'' to powerlessness and self-denial.

 

We know that every woman wants to be thin. Our images of womanhood are almost synonymous with thinness.

 

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