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The Bodcast

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The Bodcast is Bustle's biweekly podcast about the experience of living in a body in 2017. Themes include abortion, immigration, gender identity, and more.Host: Amanda RichardsProducers: Pierre Bienaimé & Anna Parsons

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The Bodcast is Bustle's biweekly podcast about the experience of living in a body in 2017. Themes include abortion, immigration, gender identity, and more.Host: Amanda RichardsProducers: Pierre Bienaimé & Anna Parsons

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Queen Sheena Johnson Zion

By Sheena Renee Johnson Zion - May 28 2018
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I admire all efforts and support I love you all let’s talk❤️❤️🇬🇧

Provocative and Compelling

By BRich922 - Jun 21 2017
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Compelling dialogue, timely and much needed!

iTunes Ratings

83 Ratings
Average Ratings
65
7
3
5
3

Queen Sheena Johnson Zion

By Sheena Renee Johnson Zion - May 28 2018
Read more
I admire all efforts and support I love you all let’s talk❤️❤️🇬🇧

Provocative and Compelling

By BRich922 - Jun 21 2017
Read more
Compelling dialogue, timely and much needed!
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The Bodcast

Latest release on Oct 12, 2017

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail about 11 hours ago

Rank #1: Questions You Were Too Afraid To Ask About Fat Acceptance

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Ever had a question about body positivity or fat acceptance that you were afraid to ask? Suzanne Samin, Social Media Editor at Romper.com, advocate for size acceptance, and total fat babe, joins us today to do just that. Marie and Suzanne are talking everything from skinny shaming vs. fat shaming to misconceptions about health. Going off anonymous crowd-sourced questions they received, it's time to get real.

Jun 29 2016

39mins

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Rank #2: What It's Like To Be Fat On Reality TV (Feat. Whitney Way Thore)

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Whitney Way Thore is one of the few fat people on television at the moment, and undoubtedly one of the only fat people on reality TV. But what's it like to balance one foot in mainstream America and the other in the fat activist pool? And can you really cater to both communities?

Jun 08 2016

32mins

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Rank #3: Virgie Tovar Talks Fat Liberation & Changing The Narrative (Feat. Virgie Tovar)

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Author, activist, and researcher Virgie Tovar joins The BodCast to dissect the meaning of fat liberation versus body positivity, all the while tackling how to change the narrative and educate the masses on some simple truths: Your fat can be beautiful. Your fat is not an inherent flaw. Heck, your fat can even save your life. Listen to Virgie analyze the most recent "fat pos" episode of 'This American Life' and explain how we can do better.

Jul 06 2016

43mins

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Rank #4: Burlesque Dancer Lillian Bustle Talks Getting Naked On Stage

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In recent years, burlesque dancer Lillian Bustle — a self-identified fat babe — has been everywhere: The stage, Tedx, and a ton of YouTube. In this episode, she joins The BodCast to talk about the importance of fat nudity, burlesque's role in her own self-love journey, and what it's really like to take your clothes off in front of a room full of people when you have a VBO and unapologetic cellulite.

Jul 13 2016

34mins

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Rank #5: Season 2, Episode 1: Getting An Abortion In 2017

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We hit the ground running by discussing abortion with three different women: someone who performs abortions, someone who helps people get them, and someone who’s actually had one.
Guests:
Dr. Colleen McNicholas: https://goo.gl/d7Igid
Anita Yandle: https://goo.gl/xCs3BM
Brittany Mostiller: https://goo.gl/AyIfVZ
Resources:
https://www.guttmacher.org/united-states/abortion/state-policies-abortion https://www.guttmacher.org/journals/psrh/2017/01/abortion-incidence-and-service-availability-united-states-2014

May 02 2017

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Rank #6: Body Positivity In A Genderqueer Body (Feat. Meg Zulch)

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In the last year or so, we've arguably seen more visibility for gender non-conforming and trans identities than ever before, with spotlights on public personas like Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, and Caitlyn Jenner and television shows like Transparent hitting our streams. But what's it really like to live in a still-binaristic world when you don't identify as woman nor man? Writer and journalist Meg Zulch is here to talk about the fluidity of their gender and navigating a culture where male/female stereotypes are still ingrained.

Jun 01 2016

38mins

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Rank #7: 'Dietland', Diet Culture, & The "Thin Woman Within" (Feat. Sarai Walker)

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Author of fat positive and feminist novel Dietland, Sarai Walker is here to debunk everything you thought you knew about diet culture and awaiting the appearance of the "thin woman within." Getting real about the tragic and unnecessary experiences so many fat individuals are put through, Sarai wants everyone to know that life doesn't start when you lose weight. You're already living it.

May 25 2016

36mins

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Rank #8: Fat Fashion w/ Sarah Chiwaya: Breaking Rules & Wearing The Crop Tops

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Although there are more stylish plus size clothing options available now than ever before, people above a size 20 still can't walk into any store of their choosing and find something to take home. All the while, fat women in particular are bombarded with rule upon rule of styles they can and cannot wear. Plus blogger Sarah Chiwaya of Curvilly is here to talk about the ins and outs of plus size fashion, the options we have (and don't have), and why fat fashion is so political.

May 19 2016

39mins

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Rank #9: Dating As A Fat Babe: What You Need To Know (Feat. Nerd About Town's Stephanie)

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The biggest myth surrounding dating as a plus size human is that no one could possibly ever be attracted to a fat body. And if they are, something must be wrong. Join Marie Southard Ospina and Nerd About Town’s Stephanie Yeboah as they dissect some truths and fables of dating as a fat babe. Spoiler: Lots of people are attracted to fat bodies.
Find Stephanie @NerdAboutTown on Twitter and Instagram.

May 11 2016

32mins

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Rank #10: Fat Fetishism & BBW Modeling (Feat. Plump Princess)

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There are arguably few subjects as polarizing within body positive and plus size communities as fat fetishism. While it's often demonized as perverse or manipulative, BBW modeling legend Plump Princess is here to explain why such assumptions might not be all that justified.

May 04 2016

34mins

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