Sizeism, Fatphobia, and Violence: What’s the Connection?

Oppression and power imbalances are the root of sexual and intimate partner violence. Historically marginalized communities are often targeted at higher rates for violence and are frequently met with barriers to access support services. Sizeism and fatphobia are forms of oppression that must be dismantled in order to successfully end power-based violence. This training will explore sizeism and fatphobia, their connection to oppression, and strategies for strengthening inclusive practices that allow everyone to heal from violence.