January 27, 2022

EP. 95 — Megan Jayne Crabbe

Body positivity activist Megan Jayne Crabbe joins Jameela this week to discuss her journey from people pleasing on the internet to fighting against toxic internet culture, how online culture can be cultish, why inter-community rejection can be so painful, and how to find your own voice in all the noise.

 

You can follow Megan Jayne Crabbe on Instagram @meganjaynecrabbe and Twitter@meganjcrabbe

Check out her book – Body Positive Power – wherever books are sold!

You can find transcripts for this episode on the Earwolf website. 

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Transcript

Jameela [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to I Weigh with Jameela Jamil, the podcast where we all learn together. I am so excited and ready for today’s conversation, and it is with someone who I love so much and who I respect so much, who I’ve learned so much from over the last maybe four or five years. Her name is Megan Jayne Crabbe, and some of you will know her better as bodyposipanda. And she became a kind of very big one of the first big breakthrough voices for body positivity and and talking about disability and talking about race. And she was immediately a very kind of self and welcoming space online for people who wanted to fight back against diet culture and general bigotry. Now, over the past few years, because of the work that she’s chosen to do regarding social justice, it has meant that people have put her on a pedestal. And this happens to so many, if not all, people who try to speak out against injustice when they see it. And she’s young. She’s n

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