In a collaboration with Articles of Interest, Host Ronald Young Jr and Editor Sarah Dealy work with Avery Trufelman to find out what’s the deal with plus sized clothing? Why do fat folks get the ‘cold shoulder’?
Special thanks to Mayra Mejia, Molly Goodman, Stacy Toth, Brittany Saunders, Maddie Hughes, Hannah Leonhard, Lauren Downing Peters, Jessica Hinkle, Jen Wilder, Marcy Guevara-Prete, Leila Kelleher, Natalia Mehlman-Petrzela, and Marissa Meltzer
Also special thanks to Avery Trufelman for hosting us in our apartment, feeding us cookies and bagels, and giving us seltzer water.
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Creator/Host - Ronald Young Jr.
Editor - Sarah Dealy
Sound Design and Mixing - The Reverend John Delore of Starlight Diner
Show and Episode Art - Heather Wilder
Theme music - Jey Red
Additional music - Mass Potential, The Artist DT, the mysterious Breakmaster Cylinder
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If you need support for disordered eating or your body image; please check out the links below:
Crescent Counseling Center
Intuitive Growth Counseling
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated disorders
Muti-service eating disorders association
National Alliance for Eating Disorders
Eating Recovery Center
Or Check out some of these books;
What We Don’t Talk about when we talk about fat - Aubrey Gordon
Heavy - Kiese Laymon
Belly of the Beast - Da’ Shaun Harrison
The Body is Not an Apology - Sonya Renee Taylor