Body Confidence, Body Positivity in 2015 Oh My!

Posted on January 30, 2016

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Can’t wait to share all the exciting things coming to the blog! We can’t list everything but before we get into 2016 here’s a short snapshot of some cool memories from 2015.

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Keynotes, Body Confidence, Body Image Oh My! Jill continues to speak and host events across the country. Next month she’s heading to Yukon to help inspire more young peoples lives.

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#FITCTravels Jill and I spread our wings and travelled to Lisbon, Paris & Portugal . Watch out for our new web series !

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FATshionraiser  was held on May 6th International No Diet.  An evening of conversation ,liberation, performance and donations. We raised clothing for  The 519 Newcomer and Refugees who access Newcomer Settlement Services many of whom are size 14+.And we couldn’t have done it without the one and only Lisa!

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One of the many cools shows I worked on last year was the  Incredible Food Race  it’s currently airing on the Food Network Canada but you can watch it online.

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Jill is the ultimate Cat lady ! So on World Cat Day ( yes there is such a thing)  she created Purr Toronto Feline Film & Arts Festival  sponsored by PurinaPawsway.The event featured films/videos, guest speakers, face painting, pop up kitty cafe and more.

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Our Bodies Your Stories : Anthology edited by Jill Andrew & May Friedman  Publisher Demeter Press. Look out for the anthology in 2017!

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The Little Book of Big Babes  Edited by Rachelle Allebar and foreword written by our very own Jill Andrew ! I”m also on page 97! Can you spot me on the cover?

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Body Confidence Canada Awards : Last year we held our 3rd annual awards celebrating champions of Body Confidence, Body Diversity and Body Positivity in Canada.

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Jill stared writing a new column, This abject body for This Magazine. In her first article she bravely shares her journey with alopecia read her story here

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Jill on Body Confidence in Canadians Women’s Foundation She Magazine.

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I interviewed some amazing women for my upcoming short.

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Fat in the City:Monologues of Corpulent Proportions (aka the Fat Monologues) in development with Studio 180.

Here’s a few pics from gala’s, events, home and nights out with friends.

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Thank you all for continuing to support us throughout the years!

 

 

 

 

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