If you don't know who Ragen Chastain is, you will. She is leading the charge for social size acceptance and working tirelessly to dispel the myths about weight and health. We're huge fans of Ragen's here at Functional Girl and hope you enjoy our interview with one of the coolest, . . .
So it's been a wild year. We started out as one and are now nine strong. We've shot a few videos, written some articles, hosted our first self-defense workshop, brainstormed a bagillion ideas and traumatized one another with conversations gone horribly amuck. We've had countless . . .
After years of body shame, one conversation with Ragen Chastain changed my life… But let me start at the beginning. One day when I was 15 years old, I had some friends over to hang out. While we were making food in the kitchen, my father sauntered in. He took stock of the . . .
Ragen Chastain’s new book, Fat: The Owner’s Manual is truly an owner’s manual for anyone, not just people struggling with their body image. Unlike many books on body image, Chastain actually has an inclusive platform. This book does not shame skinny or fat girls, but encourages . . .