Pushing Limits

Amanda Levitt, Fat Activist

Fat body activist Amanda Levitt speaks with co-hosts Eddie Ytuarte and Adrienne Lauby why being fat does not mean she is a person with a disability However, do the two communities share similar characteristics or experiences? Do us disabled share common barriers like facing various forms of discrimination or ….or being victimized by negative and ugly stereotypes. Are we being silly when we are told that one of the reasons people are fat is that we eat to much fast food in contemporary USA. What does Amanda think about some of the superficial impressions; but yes–we want to know why being fat is not being disabled.

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