S1 E5: Articles of Weight

Weight For It

Sep 14 2023 • 46 mins

In a collaboration with Articles of Interest, Host Ronald Young Jr and Editor Sarah Dealy work with Avery Trufelman to find out what’s the deal with plus sized clothing? Why do fat folks get the ‘cold shoulder’?

Special thanks to Mayra Mejia, Molly Goodman, Stacy Toth, Brittany Saunders, Maddie Hughes, Hannah Leonhard, Lauren Downing Peters, Jessica Hinkle, Jen Wilder, Marcy Guevara-Prete, Leila Kelleher, Natalia Mehlman-Petrzela, and Marissa Meltzer

Also special thanks to Avery Trufelman for hosting us in our apartment, feeding us cookies and bagels, and giving us seltzer water.

If you have a story about weight you’d like to share with us, send us an email at weight@ohitsbigron.com

Follow Ronald Young Jr. on Twitter, Threads, IG, and TikTok - @ohitsbigron

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Credits

Creator/Host - Ronald Young Jr.

Editor - Sarah Dealy

Sound Design and Mixing - The Reverend John Delore of Starlight Diner

Show and Episode Art - Heather Wilder

Theme music - Jey Red

Additional music - Mass Potential, The Artist DT, the mysterious Breakmaster Cylinder

Additional Information

You can find out more about this show and other ohitsbigron studios shows by following us on IG @ohitsbigronstudios and on Twitter @ohitsbigronstew

Check out our sister podcast television and film review show Leaving the Theater, available everywhere you listen!

Support Resources

If you need support for disordered eating or your body image; please check out the links below:

Crescent Counseling Center

Intuitive Growth Counseling

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated disorders

Project Heal

Muti-service eating disorders association

National Alliance for Eating Disorders

Eating Recovery Center

Or Check out some of these books

What We Don’t Talk about when we talk about fat - Aubrey Gordon

Heavy - Kiese Laymon

Belly of the Beast - Da’ Shaun Harrison

The Body is Not an Apology - Sonya Renee Taylor

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