Obesity, Disease, and Fat Shaming: a Conversation on the Curiously Veg Podcast

Josh LaJaunie and I had a spirited conversation with Hope Hughes and David Powell, hosts of the Curiously Veg Podcast, about a recent BBC documentary which featured the autopsy of an obese woman. Hope and David were taken aback by critics who accused the film of fat shaming. They reached to to me, and I reached out to Josh, because as a former 400+ pound fellow, he gets to say things that I don't.

Listen to the episode here.

I'm really curious about your thoughts, since this is such a hot-button issue, and admittedly I'm not the most sensitive guy in the world. Is our message empowering, or insulting, or neither?

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