Fat Activism

Co-Sponsored with Reeve Union’s Diversity and Inclusion Programs and co-hosted with Ohio University’s Women’s Center.

Fat activism is a social movement challenging the stigmatization of fatness. This panel looks at activism, scholarship and personal experience, provoking discussion of what it means to call on a society to end body shaming.

Panelists include Cat Pausé (Friend of Marilyn), Ragen Chastain (Dances with Fat), Irene McCalphin (Misadventures of an Ungrateful Fat Bitch) and Jenny Lee (Victoria University).