I was recently interviewed on the ways that fat shame impacts fat men and my views on the way that this interfaces with sexism for the Everyday Feminism podcast. This is an accompaniment piece to the article I wrote with the same title.
Virgie Tovar, MA is one of the nation's leading experts and lecturers on fat discrimination and body image. She is the founder of Babecamp (a 4 week online course focused on helping people break up with diet culture) and the editor of Hot & Heavy: Fierce Fat Girls on Life, Love and Fashion (Seal Press, 2012). She writes about the intersections of size, identity, sexuality and politics. See more updates on Facebook.