Episode 024: On this week’s episode of Real Health Radio I interview Melissa A. Fabello. Melissa A. Fabello is a body acceptance and eating disorder activist, scholar in the field of sexology, and Jurassic Park enthusiast based in Philadelphia, PA. Currently, Melissa works as a Managing Editor of Everyday Feminism, the largest independent feminist media website in the world, and is a doctoral candidate in Widener University’s Human Sexuality Studies program, where her research focuses on how women with anorexia nervosa experience skin hunger. You can contact her through her website
and follow her on Twitter
, and Facebook
Here’s what we talk about in this podcast episode:
1:00 Want to work together?
4:30 How she got started with her work
7:40 How her issues with food developed
11:45 How she got help
21:00 How her eating issues have now shaped her life
22:00 How she got into feminism
25:00 What is intersectional feminism
27:20 How she uses feminism to explain areas of her life
29:35 How a patriarchal society affects eating disorders and disordered eating
33:15 How the body can be any easy site of oppression
38:15 How the body positivity movement can be improved
42:30 Getting into studying sexuality
47:00 How articles are edited for Everyday Feminism
48:40 What is skin hunger?
Here’s how you can connect with Melissa:
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