Judith was adopted and lived in a convent for a time before being adopted by a beautiful mother. She still grapples with the newer ideas around body positivity and its teachings. Throughout her entire life, Judith's body has been pathologized and treated unfairly and it affects what she calls her "zest for life." Judith never thought she deserved happiness, love and good sex so she describes being thankful to younger women for opening up about loving their bodies and living full lives.
Through her standup class, Judith is able to see how young men and women are relating to each other, how the younger generation is sloughing old boundaries of masculinity and embracing a more feminine or non-gendered perspective and how older men are struggling with their comedy because of this paradigm shift. She urges everyone to bravely state their opinions through comedy and find the answers to right or wrong in through the audience. The ladies discuss the concept of health trolling and how its used to make women of size feel sick and ashamed. Wouldn't it be wonderful, Judith posits, if the medical industry turned its research to the food industrial complex and beauty industrial complex?
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