Vishinna Turner tells Virgie about growing up fat, Black, and punk in Fresno, CA. Spoiler alert: it wasn’t easy! But Vishinna also shares how art and friendship saved her life and helped her on the path to self love.
Creme Brulee [01:58]
Pressure to Fit In [04:37]
Growing Up In Fresno [06:57]
Finding Yourself with Punk Music [10:01]
“Being Yourself at the Buffet” [14:54]
Fat Representation [16:34]
“Fat Girl Tears” [19:15]
Being True to Yourself [27:05]
Learn more about Vishinna’s band Fatty Cakes & the Puff Pastries and listen to their music at fattycakesband.com. And check out Vishinna’s other band Squid Ink! at squidinkband.bandcamp.com. Follow @virgietovar (https://www.instagram.com/virgietovar/?hl=en) and @transmitterpods (https://twitter.com/transmitterpods) to stay up to date on all things Rebel Eaters Club. And make sure to visit rebeleatersclub.com to download your starter pack if you haven’t already!