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Welcome to Fat & Faithful, an ongoing conversation where fat women talk faith, politics, and culture as they relate to fatness. 


Apr 12, 2019

Nicole and Amanda talk about how they have been brave lately and also how they still have things they are afraid of.


Apr 1, 2019

Amanda gets to talk with Nicola Salmon about fertility, bodies, and how stigma against fat people affects fertility issues. 

You can find Nicola at these links:

And you are always welcome at our All Bodies Are Good Bodies group on...

Mar 29, 2019

In this episode, Nicole and Amanda talk about the new Hulu show Shrill, loosely based on the memoir of fat journalist Lindy West. Starring SNL's Aidy Bryant, Shrill tells the story of Annie, a fat woman finding herself for the first time.


Mar 11, 2019

TRIGGER WARNING: In this episode, Amanda & Nicole discuss their experiences with religious fasting. The conversation includes mentions of restriction, bingeing, and weight loss. Please know your limitations and feel free to skip a week of listening if that is safer for you! 

Links to our books: 

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Feb 27, 2019

Nicole and Amanda discuss 4 aspects to being an effective fat ally. 

Thicc, Not Sick skit by Samantha Bee

Check out our books: 
Fat & Faithful: Learning to Love Our Bodies, Our Neighbors, and Ourselves by J. Nicole Morgan

Lovely: How I Learned to Embrace the Body God Gave Me by Amanda Martinez...