Fat Activist Kobi Jae - Downplaying fatness, sexual abuse and stomach tattoos

Who Hurt You?

By Sofie Hagen

Fat Activist Kobi Jae - Downplaying fatness, sexual abuse and stomach tattoos

Wednesday, 16 May

Sofie and Melbourne-based fat activist, personal style fashion blogger and web developer Kobi Jae talk about the deeper meaning behind swapping clothes, downplaying fatness, the word &aposplus-size&apos, the co-opting of body positivity, penny-drop moments, dashed Musical Theatre dreams, Amanda Palmer and flying in the face of what&aposs expected, ‘selfie’ culture, stomach tattoos, giving yourself room to be human and outliving your fears.

Trigger warning: Depression, childhood sexual abuse

Works mentioned in this episode:

A Place for Paedophiles (BBC – Louis Theroux)

Jes Baker – Fat activist, ‘The Militant Baker’

Tattoo artist

 


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