Alice Ansfield, is founder, editor and publisher of Radiance Magazine: The Magazine for Large Women - in print from 1984 and 2000. She is also founded the "Kids Project," sharing stories from and about large-size children.
Erica Duggan, MS, RD, has over ten years of experience working with people of all levels on personal training, cardiac rehabilitation, and group exercise. She is also a contributor to several online fitness publications.
Bill Fabrey, founded the National Association of Fat Acceptance in 1969, is a director of the Council on Size & Weight Discrimination, the Association for Size Diversity & Health, and wrote for Radiance Magazine for 12 years.
Rachel A. Froehlich, MS, RD, LDN, is an expert in the field of fitness and nutrition. Holding a Master of Science degree in Nutrition, she is also a Registered Dietitian. Her focus is on leading a healthy lifestyle.
Jacqui Gingras, Ph.D., RD, is a Professor at Ryerson University in the School of Nutrition. Her writing includes That Remains to Be Said: Disappeared Feminist Discourses on Fat in Dietetic Theory and Practice published in the Fat Studies Reader.
Melissa Gold-Wiedmann, Ph.D., is Clinical Psychologist with a practice specializing in eating disorders. She attended Georgetown University and earned her doctorate from California School of Professional Psychology.
Lynn McAfee is the Director of Medical Advocacy at the Council on Size & Weight Discrimination. She is an expert on medical politics and the weight-loss industry including regulatory agencies such as the FDA, the FTC, and the NIH.
Ariane Prohaska, Ph.D., is a Professor of Sociology in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Alabama. Her work includes writing on "hogging" (men who target overweight women for sexual encounters).
Esther Rothblum, Ph.D., is Professor of Women's Studies at San Diego State University. She is the editor or co-editor of close to 30 books, including The Fat Studies Reader (New York University Press, 2009).