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Golda Poretsky: Fat Rights Advocate And Health At Every Size Specialist

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Brief Bio

Golda Poretsky, HHC is an outspoken advocate for the rights of a fat people. She is a certified holistic health counselor and founder of Body Love Wellness, which offers one-to-one and group coaching for plus-sized women who are fed up with dieting and want support to stop obsessing about food and weight. Her Health At Every Size® based programs and activism work have been featured on CBS’s The Early Show, ABC’s Nightline, NBC’s LX New York and in Time Out New York. Golda is often recognized from her viral TEDx talk, “Why It’s Okay To Be Fat.” She is the author of Stop Dieting Now: 25 Reasons To Stop, 25 Ways To Heal, available in softcover and Kindle and is a Contributing Writer at EverydayFeminism.com. Golda has also organized and hosted major body positive online events, including The Body Love Revolutionaries Telesummit, the HAES® Master Class and the Body Positive Dating Master Class. Golda’s big, fat dream is for every plus sized woman to own her power, beauty, and body, whatever her size.

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On TV

Golda on CBS’s The Early Show
Golda on ABC’s Nightline

Other Appearances

  • ABC News Nightline Twittercast Debate, February 2010
  • WPIX News At 10, September 2009

Golda at TEDxMillRiver, April, 2013

In Print

On Radio

  • WWL First News with Tommy Tucker, WWL, New Orleans, May 2012
  • Stop Stressing Radio, September 2010
  • Jim & Margery Radio Show, WTKK, Boston, February 2010
  • Plus Model Radio Show, April 2009, June 2010
  • Keith Larson Radio Show, WWBT, Charlotte, NC, February 2010
  • Skinny On Fat Radio Show, July 2009, October 2009, November 2009

Quotes About Golda (for more quotes, click here)

“Golda is a wonderful spokesperson for Health At Every Size. Her writing is always a great combination of impassioned persuasion and practical advice and inspiration.”

–Linda Bacon, PhD, nutrition researcher/professor and author of Health At Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight

“If we all took her advice, we’d stop measuring our worth in pounds and inches, and make peace with the bodies we actually have, not a fictitious body that our fatphobic society wants to convince us we should want. We’d be happier, healthier, and have lot more fun in our lives!”

–Bill Fabrey, NAAFA founder, 1969, Council on Size & Weight Discrimination, Membership Chair, Association for Size Diversity and Health

Contact Information

Golda lives and works in New York City and is available for TV and radio broadcasts, articles, and interviews.

To schedule an interview, contact her at golda@bodylovewellness.com (and please reference any deadlines in your e-mail) or call (347) 559-4259.

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