About the show
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:
Jack Ward, BMI researcher, telling of diet industry -fueled corruption in the world of medical research and public health policy.
Ragen Chastain, author, blogger, activist, fat marathoner, three-time world champion in dance.