Diet culture is pervasive and feels inescapable....UNTIL NOW.
For the last 10 months we've been building and nurturing a private community space away from traditional social media and away from diet culture. The Anti Diet Riot Community offers the respite we all need from a world constantly trying to push on us toxic beauty ideals, the thin ideal, disordered eating behaviours and counterproductive views on health and wellness. Sounds like paradise right? Read on to find out more...
♡ A group learning space. We learn from each other daily and we learn from anti-diet experts & thought leaders every month
♡ A sanctuary of like-minded folks from across the globe trying to resist diet culture and body oppression
♡ A brave space where there are no silly questions & nuance is encouraged
♡ A place to ask for advice and seek support when you need it
♡ A fat positive & body shame-free zone. We celebrate fat bodies and each others' body acceptance wins!
♡ A space to challenge your biases & become an activist. We don't shy away from conversations about privilege and marginalisation.
✨ Tired of hearing about diets/bodies/calories all the time when you're trying to heal your relationship with food?
✨ Insecure about having gained weight and want a safe space to work through those feelings?
✨ Angry at having to deal with anti-fat behaviour at work or a the doctor's surgery or amongst family?
✨ Isolated or misunderstood because most of your friends are still stuck in diet culture and don't understand why it sucks?
✨ Frustrated at society for creating a world so obsessed with thinness and beauty but not sure what to do about it?
We've created 3 types of monthly memberships to make The Community as accessible as possible. Our main and middle membership plan is 'The Whole Damn Meal' which includes:
Access to the platform including community feed, weekly journal prompts, and monthly discussion theme
Body inclusive movement classes
Perks, discounts and giveaways from brands you’ll love
Discounts to ADRC events, workshops & online courses
✨ YOU BELONG amongst a group of people who have also struggled with body image issues and shame
✨ YOU ARE SEEN AND HEARD because you have an arena in which to express your excitement, anger, pride, pain and concern and be supported or encouraged by peers
✨ YOU ARE ARMED with more knowledge and understanding of the toxic nature of diet culture in order to combat it in the wider world and to teach others the anti-diet way
✨ YOU ARE LESS ALONE even if your family or friends don't fully 'get it', you have a community online that understand why diets suck
✨ YOU CAN ASK QUESTIONS and not feel embarrassed because you're in a brave space where we aren't scared to "get it wrong"
Where do I access the content and events?
We’re using a platform called Mighty Networks because we want to build a space away from traditional forms of social media. Much as we love ‘The Gram’, it’s not the place to get to know each other. What we love about Mighty Networks is that it has a great phone app, which means you don’t need access to a computer to make the most of your membership.
If I only signed up for The Tasty Snack tier - what will I miss out on?
With the Tasty Snack tier, you’ll get access to the community forum and monthly life drawing, the brand discounts and priority access to other ADRC events.
What isn’t included is our monthly sharing circles, the expert workshops, movement classes or resource library.
Can I pay it forward?
YES! By signing up to our Icing on the Cake plan your generosity will enable someone else who can’t afford a membership to join The Community. Every month you subscribe we'll be able to offer a free place to someone else. (Plus you get a free T-shirt and bonus pep-talks from Becky & Harri the ADRC hosts!)
Why do I have to pay for The Community and what if I can’t afford it?
Anti Diet Riot Club is set up as a Community Interest Company (CIC) which means that we put our social purpose and the interests of the community before personal profits. However, even with these values at our heart, we still have overheads to cover, experts to pay properly, bills to pay and food to put on the table. Much as we try to make everything we do as affordable as possible, it simply isn’t feasible for The Community to be completely free. We put as much value into our Instagram content which is 100% free for everyone and requires a lot of unpaid labour.
We understand that the cost of membership might be a barrier for some so we've set up a 'pay it forward' scheme where members who sign up for the Icing on the Cake plan will be able to cover the cost of joining for somewhere else. Once these become available we will release a form on social media for people to apply through.
Do you offer a trial period?
Sadly not. The community is a special place and it wouldn’t feel the same if there were people popping in and out. You can cancel your membership at any time.
Can I think about it?
Of course you can! However just so you know, we’re only keeping doors open until 3rd December 2021. Doors then won’t open again until spring 2022.
How long do I have access to everything for?
Once you’re all paid up (either monthly or yearly) you have access to everything available for as long as your subscription is valid. You can cancel anytime by going into your settings on your profile!