Body Image & Size Diversity Resource List

Curated by Sarah Jane Thomas, LMFT


ASDAH: Poodle Science
Virgie Tovar: Lose Hate Not Weight TED Talk
Straight/Curve Documentary
Sonya Renee Taylor: Bodies as Resistance TED Talk
Embrace Documentary

Book Recommendations:

Radical Belonging and Body Respect by Lindo Bacon
Anti-Diet: Reclaim Your Time, Money, Well-Being, and Happiness Through Intuitive Eating by Christy Harrison
Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia by Sabrina Strings
You Have the Right to Remain Fat by Virgie Tovar Documentary
The Body is Not an Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor
Every Body Yoga by Jessamyn Stanley

Children’s Books:

A Kids Book About Body Image by Rebecca Alexander
Your Body is Brilliant by Sigrún Daníelsdóttir
Her Body Can by Katie Crenshaw

Organizations and Websites:

Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH):
National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAFA):
Be Nourished:
Lindo Bacon:
Intuitive Eating:
The Body Positive:
Harvard Implicit Association Tests (IAP):

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Jayde Barber

Jayde Barber

Jayde Barber is the creator and host of the Students of Mind Podcast and an undergrad Psychology major in the Bay Area. Since she was in grade school, Jayde has been diagnosed and living with several mental illnesses including anxiety, depression, and anorexia. Although she is not a licensed mental health professional, Jayde’s experience as a patient and family member and friend of individuals with mental illness has driven her to share her experiences and insights.

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