Episode 5, Season 2: Toxic Masculinity and body image, with Stevie Blaine aka Bopo Boy

This week’s episode revisits the idea of toxic masculinity and the effect it can have on body image, as we chat to body positive activist, campaigner and influencer Stevie Blaine aka Bopo Boy.

It’s a great episode to listen to if you’re a parent to boys, or if you’re looking for ways to get teenagers to engage with the subject of body image. It’s also a very useful listen if you’re looking for ways to be a support to someone going through body image issues or dealing with an eating disorder.

Trigger warning: this episode does touch on the subject of eating disorders.

GET IN TOUCH:

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ALL THE JUICY STUFF:

(Lottie’s Going UP) Words of Women on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/words_of_women/ | Words of Women newsletter: http://wordsofwomen.com/newsletter/

Via Institute 24 Character Strengths survey: https://www.viacharacter.org

(Molly’s Going UP) Jemima Small versus the Universe, by Tamsin Winter: https://amzn.to/2T4p2iP (affiliate link)

You Are Enough by Harri Rose: https://amzn.to/2T7koAn

Anti Diet Riot Club: http://antidietriotclub.co.uk/

THIS WEEK’S GUEST:

Stevie Blaine on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bopo.boy/

Stevie’s website: https://bopoboy.com/

YOUR HOSTS:

Molly Forbes: @mollyjforbes | Lottie Storey: @lottie_storey

PRODUCTION CREDITS:

Artwork by Hannah Broadway @hannahkbroadway

Music: Teeth White by The Staves, used under license from Warner Music (PRS & PPL)

Sound FX: Epidemic Sound

Produced by Molly Forbes

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