Episode 34

Fatphobia & Eating Disorders


July 21st, 2023

2 hrs 45 mins 57 secs

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About this Episode

Join Jala, Briar and Raúl as they discuss the rampant phenomenon of fatphobia as well as the disordered eating which may follow. They share personal stories and methods by which to heal the damage.

CONTENT WARNING: talk of eating disorders between 1:45:40 - 2:17:31

A Short Bibliography - books the hosts of this show read prior to this episode, which we recommend:

  • Fearing the Black Body by Sabrina Strings
  • Body Respect by Linda/Lindo Bacon (author is trans; in the publishing world both names are credited)
  • Health At Every Size by Linda/Lindo Bacon (author is trans; in the publishing world both names are credited)
  • The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf
  • The Body is Not an Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor
  • What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Fat by Aubrey Gordon
  • Fat Talk: Parenting in the Age of Diet Culture by Virginia Sole-Smith
  • The Maintenance Phase podcast


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Jala Prendes - @jalachan
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Raúl, like many guests, may be found primarily on the Jala-chan's Place Discord. If interested in joining please shoot Jala a message on your platform of choice.

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