To mark the publication of Poor Little Sick Girls
The event will initially be broadcast on 28th May at 6.30pm UK time. It will be available to view up to a week after the event has ended and can be accessed Worldwide. If you live in a time zone that does not suit the initial broadcast time you can watch it at any point after the initial showing for one week.
If you have any questions, please email [email protected]
Ione Gamble never imagined that entering adulthood would mean hospital trips, medication choices, and throwing up in public. Diagnosed with an incurable illness two weeks after her nineteenth birthday, as the world became obsessed with Girlboss feminism, Ione came to grips with spending 20 hours a day in bed.
Join Ione for this virtual event, as she explores how, from the confines of her sickbed she began to pick apart our obsession with self-care, personal branding, productivity, and #LivingYourBestLife. Using her experience with disability to cast a fresh gaze on the particularly peculiar cultural moment in which young women find themselves, Ione will explore the pressures faced - as well as the power of existing as - a chronically ill, overweight, and unacceptable woman in our current era of empowerment.
This promises to be THE event for femmes who are online and want more from activism and life.
‘A clear-sighted, critically needed skewering of hustle culture, wellness and modern feminism’s blind spots, Ione pulls no punches in Poor Little Sick Girls. Everyone – and I mean everyone – should read this book.’ Yomi Adegoke