Lindy West, author of the book Shrill, and the TV series featuring actress Aidy Bryant discusses her life as a fat woman in this not to be missed podcast. Especially moving is her explanation of “coming out as fat,” when she decided to stop trying to torture her body into changing, and be open that she was, and would likely stay, fat. The discussion points out that:

“The way people talk about being fat is shifting. With one-third of Americans classified as overweight, and another third as obese, and almost none of us losing weight and keeping it off, maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat.”

Tell Me I’m Fat | This American Life