Fat Activism Down Under
Jenny Lee (Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia) explores the fat activist movement in Australia and New Zealand including fat femme synchronized swim, fat burlesque, and the “plus size” fashion industry. Lee will discuss the challenges of doing fat activism and scholarship, the complexities of dealing with the media and organizations that discriminate, the personal cost of fat activism, and the white privilege of prominent fat activists.
fat activism, plus size fashion industry, fat femme synchronized swim, fat burlesque, white privilege
Inequality and Stratification | Politics and Social Change
Lee, Jenny. "Fat Activism Down Under." Ensemble video, 01:23:40. December 1, 2016. https://ensemble.dickinson.edu/Watch/TIbA2t11kUC-vBQlO49tKA