About the show
Playing tracks by
Dinah Washington, Big Mama Thornton .
PolitiSIZE with Substantia Jones features activists, newsmakers, and science types in conversation about body politics, sizeism, anti-discrimination legislation, body autonomy, adipositivity, the power of nomenclature, the importance of visibility in marginalized populations, the $66 billion/year US weight loss industry, the dangers of weight bias in medical professionals, intersectionality in activism, Health at Every Size, minority stress, how to read scientific studies without commerce-fueled spin, fat athletes, what your weight says about you (spoiler alert: it indicates how big a shadow you cast, and not much else), fatshion, entertainment, sex, art, and most things relating to fat bodies.
GUESTS IN THIS EPISODE:
Free-range fat activist and author of the book Fat!So? Marilyn Wann covers Fat 101.
Actress and model Janie Martinez discusses fighting back against sizeist threats and harassment.