Weight Stigma and Fatphobia

This week on the podcast Julie Sweeney and I discuss the heavy topic of weight stigma and fatphobia. The first of many conversations about this topic on the podcast. 


Listen to the full episode here!

weight stigma and fatphobia


What we cover in this episode:

  • How do you define weight stigma and fatphobia.
  • The different levels of fatphobia one can have.
  • How weight stigma directly impact people’s health
  • Julie shares real-life situations of weight stigma coming up for her personally and her clients. 
  • Share some gentle ways one can start advocating for themselves or handle these difficult situations.
  • Learn about some steps people can start taking to work on their own bias.

You can connect with Julie by:

Instagram @juliemsweeney or her Website 

 A great article Julie references in the episode is:

Fategories – Understanding the Fat Spectrum by Linda


As always if you would like a question answered on a future episode send a DM to my podcast Instagram account at @dietculturedropoutpodcast

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