Fat Activist Charlotte Cooper - Fat feminism in the 60's and 70's, HAES and the Fattylympics

Who Hurt You?

By Sofie Hagen

Fat Activist Charlotte Cooper - Fat feminism in the 60's and 70's, HAES and the Fattylympics

Wednesday, 15 November

Sofie talks to psychotherapist and fat activist Charlotte Cooper about doing a PhD and turning it into a book, the influence of Punk, early fat feminists from the 60’s and 70’s, the importance of archives, the professionalisation of HAES, co-counselling, the Fattylympics, Michel Foucault, the meaning of self-care and Project Swagger.

Works mentioned in this episode:

Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement and Fat and Proud by Charlotte Cooper

 The Fat Underground

 Shadow on a Tightrope by Schoenfielder/Weiser/Mayer

Judy Freespirit Papers

The Fattylympics

Philosopher Michel Foucault

Project O/Swagger

The Adipositivity Project


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