Sharon Maxwell

Sharon Maxwell


Sharon Maxwell (she/they) is a mental health advocate and fat activist. She works as a weight inclusive consultant, providing education to treatment centers and healthcare providers on the immense harms of weight stigma. Due to their lived experience facing weight stigma, Sharon provides unique insight and offers practical tools to make treatment centers and healthcare settings safe and accessible for fat folks.

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Educational Resources

Weight Stigma

Traveling While Fat: 11 Essential Tips

Preparing to travel? Your body is not the problem. These 11 tips can help you find comfort as you navigate traveling while fat.

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