Podcast hosts tend to be great conversationalists, an admirable trait I’m not so adept at on my own. Each podcast was unique, with the host generating the questions and directing the conversation. Enjoy listening to the below, and I hope you’ll find some new podcasts to follow. Descriptions of the podcasts below, generated by the hosts.

To host me on your podcast, send a request to jennifer@benbellabooks.com. Please also consider sending a request to your favorite podcasts suggesting me as a guest.

Radical Belonging Podcast Tour 

Food Psych Podcast

Christy Harrison

In each episode, Christy talks with inspiring guests—including health and psychology professionals, anti-diet activists, and leaders in the body-liberation movement—about their relationships with food, paths to body-image healing and fat acceptance, and experiences of recovery from weight stigma and eating disorders. This podcast calls out diet culture for the life thief that it is, and challenges it in all its sneaky forms—including the restrictive behaviors that often masquerade as wellness and fitness.

Launched in 2013, Food Psych is now one of Apple’s top 100 Health podcasts, with tens of thousands of weekly listeners and more than 10 million all-time downloads.”

In this episode, Lindo Bacon returns to the podcast to discuss their experiences with unbelonging and eventually finding body acceptance, how healthcare providers can integrate trauma-informed care, the importance of acceptance and compassion, and more. Plus, Ask Food Psych guest co-host Shelby Gordon answers a listener question about sharing the anti-diet message with people who may be resistant.

Eudaemonia

Kim Forrester

Intelligent, intriguing and authentic, the Eudaemonia podcast offers an inspirational and thought-provoking view of what it means to ‘flourish’ in life.

Eudaemonia (or eudaimonia) is a classical Greek word best defined as “human flourishing”. On each episode of the Eudaemonia podcast, holistic well-being educator, Kim Forrester takes a deep-dive into a specific virtue, characteristic or daily habit that can enhance our experience of life.

Through interviews with world-class researchers, experts and inspiring examples, Kim explores how we can integrate each of these elements into our lives and communities, and enjoy a greater sense of physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.

On this episode, Kim Forrester connects with Lindo to discuss the vital importance of acceptance, acknowledgement and profound belonging.

Recovery Bites Podcast

Karin Lewis

The Recovery Bites podcast gets real about eating disorder recovery. Each week, listeners can look forward to new perspectives, meaningful dialogue, and candid reflection on the reality of full recovery. Joined by experts in the field of eating disorders, conversations focus on life beyond recovery – the good and the not-so-good, the successes and the challenges, and the authentic accounts of recovered lives – not their whole story, just bites!

In this episode, Dr. Lindo Bacon joins the podcast for a candid conversation, discussing how to heal in a society of unbelonging; accepting our humanity in a culture of “othering,” and how the connection gained from community leads to the “radical belonging” we all hope to foster and experience.

Solo 2.0

Ryan Burch and Jess Suchan

Solo 2.0 is a podcast by two sisters, Rye Burch and Jess Suchan, working in the health and wellness industry in L.A.

Each week, they bring you inspiration, education and insightful conversation from guests with diverse backgrounds and unique life experiences. They also discuss their own ups and down within their health and careers, and bring on their mom, hormone health educator candace burch, for round table discussions on health and wellness.

Their mission is to provide the support and motivation necessary to step into that 2.0 version of you.

This episode features a conversation About “Radical Belonging” & Authenticity w/ Best-Selling Author, Dr. Lindo Bacon: Fostering a World Where ALL Bodies are Accepted.

Conjuring Up Courage

Shohreh Davoodi

Join self-trust coach Shohreh Davoodi for a weekly podcast that celebrates what’s possible when you commit to being brave. Through educational solo episodes and vibrant interviews with diverse guests, Conjuring Up Courage (formerly Redefining Health & Wellness) navigates the complexities of power, privilege, and personal growth to explore how to build a more fulfilling life and create a better world for everyone.

In this episode, Shohreh and Lindo have a warm and inviting conversation about Lindo’s new book, Radical Belonging. Together they navigate the topics of identity, connection, authenticity, vulnerability, compassion, and creating space to truly see others.

Mary’s Cup of Tea Podcast

Mary Jelkovsky

Mary’s Cup of Tea Podcast is the podcast that will inspire you to love yourself. On this self-love podcast, Mary Jelkovsky speaks with experts, influencers, and guests on topics surrounding body-image, confidence, self-worth, relationships, body positivity, eating disorders, feminism, mental health, and self-love. Along the way, Mary lets you in on her personal life, never shying away from the messy, raw, and real conversations that we all crave.

In this episode, Mary is joined by Dr. Lindo Bacon who discusses finding their true self to gain a better sense of belonging and creating a safe space for others to feel fully accepted as they are.

Soul Science Nutrition podcast

Christine Okezie

Christine Okezie, Holistic Nutritionist, Natural Foods Chef and Transformational Life Coach explores a genuinely “Whole-istic” Non-Diet approach to healthy eating, self-care and managing weight. She’s fed up with the pervasive “wellness gimmicks” and “hidden diet messaging” and is passionate about you having the right tools to understand the deeper soul truths in your health challenges. Take a deep dive into the psycho/emotional/spiritual roots of today’s most prevalent food and weight issues.

In this heartwarming conversation, we talk about Dr. Bacon’s newly released book Radical Belonging – How To Survive and Thrive In An Unjust World (While Transforming It For the Better). In this authentic consciousness raising memoir, they ask us to explore the ways that power, privilege and disadvantage complicate the experience of our bodies. Dr. Bacon invites us to an elevated conversation about diet, size and weight that goes beyond the self help approach and through the lens of social justice.

The Appetite

Opal: Food+Body Wisdom

The Appetite is a podcast by the founders of Opal: Food+Body Wisdom, an eating disorder treatment center in the University District of Seattle, WA. Psychologist Lexi Giblin, PhD, CEDS, Marriage and Family Therapist Kara Bazzi, LMFT, CEDS, and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Julie Church, RDN, CEDRD, CD, meet to discuss all things food, body, movement, and mental health. Conversations are facilitated by Opal therapist Carter Umhau, LMHCA.

In this episode: How does being marginalized impact health and physiology? Dr. Lindo Bacon, who has spent their career advocating for social justice at the intersection of weight and health, shares about their newest book, Radical Belonging: How to Survive and Thrive in an Unjust World (While Transforming it for the Better). In conversation with Opal Co-Founder Julie Church and host and therapist Carter Umhau, Lindo shares how their experience of being other-ed for their gender identity led them into their research on interpersonal neurobiology, and why self-help won’t save us.

Body Kindness

Rebecca Scritchfield, RDN

Health is about being kind to your body. Rebecca believes we all have an enormous power to change diet culture – one voice at a time. In this podcast she talks to people from all walks of life about their journey to a better wellbeing. From food to family to sex, you never know what will come up. Changing habits isn’t easy. But when your goals come from a place of kindness you really can become your healthiest and happiest self.

In this episode, we discuss Lindo Bacon’s latest book, Radical Belonging, including Dr. Bacon’s painful experience not belonging to their assigned gender, how finding communities of belonging can be personally meaningful, how the forces of oppression create stress in your body, and why commitment to self-care helps you heal your well-being.

Body Liberation for All

Dalia Kinsey, RD, LD

A resource for BIPOC and queer folks who are ready to live their best lives and experience a greater sense of inner peace. Wellness is multi-factorial, so naturally this show covers a broad range of tools for the pursuit of happiness. Stay tuned for all things self-help without a side of white or hetero supremacy.

Coffee & Books

Marc Lamont Hill

Coffee and Books is a podcast hosted by Marc Lamont Hill, a noted author, social commentator, professor, and owner of a coffee shop and bookstore in Philadelphia named Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books. In each episode he chats with authors and prominent public figures to share the backstory behind their latest book, the writer’s journey, and of course their own taste in books.

In this episode, Marc and Lindo discuss what it means to have a liberated body, how Lindo’s language has changed around the term “body positivity, and having a marginalized gender identity.

Keep Calm and Cook On

Julia Turshen

Cookbook author Julia Turshen speaks to some of the most interesting people in and around food. The conversations thoughtfully explore varied themes such as cooking, writing, mental health, relationships (professional and personal), volunteering, and more.

The Chris Voss Show

Chris Voss

Chris Voss Podcast is among Forbes Top 50 Rated Hosts. Podcast guests include the newest Book Authors, CEO’s and thought leaders.

Chris Voss is an American businessman, author, and professor. Voss is a former FBI hostage negotiator, the CEO of The Black Swan Group Ltd, and co-author of the book, Never Split the Difference.

She’s All Fat

Sophia Carter-Kahn

She’s All Fat is the podcast for fat positivity, radical self-love, and chill vibes ONLY. It is a space for fat folks — the intersections of fat women, fat trans and queer folks, and fat people of color — to tell their own stories in a conversational setting — a place to literally hear our voices.

Our little pod has grown from pop culture deep-dives and interviews with members of the Fatosphere into a down on the streets investigation of fatness in culture. Host Sophie Carter Kahn talks to activists, designers, writers, queer icons, and MORE, adding their thoughts and experiences to our Fat Discussions.

In this episode, Sophie sits down with Dr. Lindo Bacon to talk about their new book Radical Belonging! Plus: some retrospect on HAES’s origin, body politics, and noticing — really noticing — one’s privileges.

Therapy Thoughts Podcast

Tiffany Roe

Join Tiffany Roe, relatable Mental Health Counselor and psychology teacher, as she shares quick therapy lessons that improve your life. We explore real tools and tips to help you love yourself, your mind, your body, your relationship with food. Let’s change the mental health game and feel deal heal together. In each episode of the Therapy Thoughts Podcast, Tiffany Roe breaks down mental health, stigma, and the psychology behind mental illness and therapy. Tiffany is on a mission to debunk and destroy diet culture and mental health stigma and the Therapy Thoughts Podcast is just one avenue she uses. Follow us for more on Instagram at @HeyTiffanyRoe and at TiffanyRoe.com.

This is an amazing social justice oriented episode. Lindo and Tiffany talk about shame, Health at Every Size, giving credit where due, being vulnerable, and owning up to mistakes. This is truly a raw, uncut episode of learning and education.

Exclusively Inclusive Podcast

Erin Everett, NP-C

Exclusively Inclusive with Erin Everett, NP-C, is a podcast dedicated to healthcare topics impacting the LGBTQ+ community, ranging from typical primary care needs, to Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and HIV treatment and prevention.

The mission of this delightful and engaging podcast is to provide quality information for LGBTQ+ patients so they can be empowered to advocate for themselves on their personal healthcare journeys.

In this episode, Erin and Lindo connect to discuss the way personal stories, like Lindo’s battle with gender and coming out as non-binary, can be so illuminating for readers from all kinds of backgrounds. They link these personal insights to the science behind our need for belonging, and Lindo provides some advice for listeners struggling with feelings of unbelonging.

Queers & Co. Podcast

Gem Kennedy

Queers & Co. is the podcast for queer folks and allies on self-empowerment, body liberation and activism. Join transformational practitioner and coach Gem Kennedy (they/them) as they chat to guests at the forefront of changemaking, working in areas like fat activism, sex positivity, intersectional feminism, drag/cabaret, LGBTQ+ activism and children’s rights.

In this very special two part episode, Lindo talks to Gem about radical belonging, how hearing Audre Lorde speak changed their life, identifying as trans and taking up space, how coping methods serve us and lots more. Whilst in part 2, Lindo and Gem reflect on their experience of recording part 1, including the power of letting go of perfectionism, connecting with each other from a place of vulnerability and the gift of feeling into their bodies during conversation.

Zestful Aging Podcast

Nicole Christina

Nicole Christina, LCSW, is a psychotherapist of 30 years and the
creator/host of the critically-acclaimed podcast Zestful Aging, which is
heard in 92 countries. The interview show features culture-changers such
as Joan Lunden and Peggy Orenstein. Nicole has recorded over 200
interviews with experts in their fields who reflect on aging and wellness
topics including finding purpose, meeting the challenges of aging,
caregiving, and accepting one’s mortality.

All Fired Up!

Louise Adams

Louise Adams is by nature a mild mannered clinical psychologist, but her alter ego – a FIERCE and fearless anti-diet crusader – is taking over! Louise specialises in helping people recover from disordered eating, and she’s COMPLETELY OVER trying to help people when the culture we live in is utterly sick, toxic, and screwed up when it comes to food, exercise, health, and body size.

So welcome to All Fired Up!, where Louise delves deeply into diet culture and blows it the hell up! Each week we’ll meet brave and fascinating anti-diet warriors who are also fighting for equality, justice, and freedom. Join us, and get All Fired Up! about building a better world!

Let Us Eat Cake podcast

Hannah Robinson and Ali Eberhardt

Co-hosts and Registered Dietitians Ali Eberhardt and Hannah Robinson are dedicated to ditching diet culture, taking weight stigma and fatphobia head on, and cutting the bullsh*t out of “health & wellness”. Each week they answer listener questions by using science, intuitive eating principles, and explaining how bodies and nutrition actually work.

In this episode, Dr. Lindo Bacon helps us understand the science behind coping strategies and the harm our bodies experience when being marginalized. They use their own lived experience with gender identity to bring these concepts to life and ultimately highlight our common need for belonging. Together, they answer listener questions about how to break free from diet culture when it seems like controlling your weight is your only way to find belonging. Where do you start with recovery when your eating disorder feels like your best friend? What if people treat you better when you lose weight? How do you handle the trauma of weight stigma if weight loss isn’t an option?

Teen-y

Syd Walter

This world is full of lots of not so Teen-y topics that many people may not choose to talk about, but here that’s what we do.

Hosted by Syd Walter, Teen-y is the podcast that gets into the not so Teen-y topics of day-to-day life. Through powerful interviews, Syd combines questions and conversation in efforts to learn, unlearn, and get uncomfortable alongside listeners.

In this episode, Syd sits down with Lindo Bacon, to explore the complexities of belonging, individualistic self-love, and social ideals through a lens that allows us to see the wider picture.

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