250 Save the Shock for Your Momma: On Being an Ally

Inspired by a post on Instagram from @yrfatfriend, we’re talking about how to be a better ally when you’re hearing about oppressive actions for the first time.

In This Episode

Advice

From Anonymous:

Summarized question: how do I deal with fat-shaming doctors?

Article Referenced: What To Do If Your Doctor Fat Shames You (HuffPost).

Joke

A ghost walks into a bar and orders a shot of vodka...

Main Topic

When hearing stories from someone who experiences oppression you don’t, it can be natural to think to respond to their stories of oppression with shock and disbelief, but this is harmful in several ways. We dissect this on today’s episode.

Special shoutout to Instagram account Your Fat Friend who inspired this episode with this amazing post.

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