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Rose Stokes is an award-winning freelance writer and columnist, writing about the things many of us crave to read about. Covering topics such as health and wellbeing; women’s rights; LGBTQIA rights; mental health; diversity and inclusion; relationships, and more has landed Rose in publications such as Vice, Refinery29, The Economist, & Cosmopolitan UK with some of the juiciest and most relatable writings you’ll ever read. But then, a bigger story was featured. One where Rose herself shares her journey with fitness in a fat body, and the exclusions from the wellness industry because of size. Featured in a multi-page spread in Women’s Health UK it became a widely shared article around the world… landing her here with us today to talk about it all. 

“If your size isn’t catered for, the underlying message is that you don’t belong”

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