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024: Interview with Melissa A. Fabello

Released Thursday, 28th January 2016
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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, Tumblr, and Facebook.

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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:

Website

Twitter

Instagram

Facebook

Tumblr

Youtube

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55m 12s
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