15 episodes

The Fat Lip is a podcast for and about fat people.

In some ways fat people are living in a different world than our thin and average-sized peers. Our lives and our experiences are influenced by our fatness all the time, but the outside reactions to fatness can really f**k us up. On a daily basis we are exposed to media that tells us that we’re not worthy of representation and a multi-billion dollar diet industry that is happy to take our money (for products that are proven to not work) while barely disguising its disgust at our very existence. It’s gross, and we’re over it.

TFL strives to be fat positive in a world that often isn’t. We are proud supporters of radical self-love and the fierce defense of your body autonomy. Fat is not an indicator of health or fitness, and health and fitness aren’t moral imperatives anyway. You don’t have to justify your body or your health to anyone!

On The Fat Lip, you an expect frank discussion of fat issues in popular media, exploration of fatphobia as it intersects with other forms of oppression, real stories about living, working, and dating in a fat body, big serious topics like the politics of the "obesity epidemic" and tiny fun topics like fatshion and snacks. Plus a whole lot more!

The Fat Lip The Fat Lip

    • Science
    • 5.0, 11 Ratings

The Fat Lip is a podcast for and about fat people.

In some ways fat people are living in a different world than our thin and average-sized peers. Our lives and our experiences are influenced by our fatness all the time, but the outside reactions to fatness can really f**k us up. On a daily basis we are exposed to media that tells us that we’re not worthy of representation and a multi-billion dollar diet industry that is happy to take our money (for products that are proven to not work) while barely disguising its disgust at our very existence. It’s gross, and we’re over it.

TFL strives to be fat positive in a world that often isn’t. We are proud supporters of radical self-love and the fierce defense of your body autonomy. Fat is not an indicator of health or fitness, and health and fitness aren’t moral imperatives anyway. You don’t have to justify your body or your health to anyone!

On The Fat Lip, you an expect frank discussion of fat issues in popular media, exploration of fatphobia as it intersects with other forms of oppression, real stories about living, working, and dating in a fat body, big serious topics like the politics of the "obesity epidemic" and tiny fun topics like fatshion and snacks. Plus a whole lot more!

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

wolseleyk ,

So important

This is the first podcast I got into and I’m so grateful to Ash for all her amazing work. Not only do I love
podcasts in general now, this for and by fat people space of solidarity and snark has become incredibly to me and my mental health always benefits from a listen.

♥ Elly ♥ ,

A must-listen for any fat activist!

This podcast is absolutely amazing, and covers an aspect of fat positivity that is unfortunately overlooked. I reccommend this podcast to anyone in that fat activism/fat positivity community. It's beyond awesome!

miamaclaine ,

In love ♥️

This is the kind of podcast & voice I've been looking for. I wish this voice & these topics were talked about like they are here in more main stream media. One day.

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