Linda Bacon, PhD

inspiring a global transformation to a more just world,
where all bodies are valued,
and supported in compassionate self-care

I’m Dr. Linda Bacon

  • I believe in
    our power
  • to nourish ourselves, heal and build resilience
  • to transform our culture of injustice
  • to cultivate and strengthen a community that recognizes, values, and celebrates the multiple identities that enrich our culture.
  • I’m on a
  • to provide the critical thought, inspiring vision and practical strategies you need to celebrate and care for your own body
  • to help you develop your skills to educate, motivate, and inspire others
  • to galvanize a social justice movement of body positivity which celebrates the influence of our multiple intersecting identities.
  • Join Me
  • Together, WE CAN end these wars on obesity and other marginalized bodies.
  • WE CAN create a more just and caring world, where all people are valued and respected and supported in compassionate self-care.

A compelling and dynamic speaker, writer, scientist and storyteller, Dr. Bacon delivers a unique blend of academic expertise, clinical experience, and social justice advocacy, all couched in a raw honesty and compassion that touches and inspires.

Dana Sturtevant, MS, RD co-founder of BeNourished


Imagine a world where all bodies are valued and all people are supported in compassionate self-care.

This is how we get there

Download The Body Manifesto

Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Leave Out, Get Wrong, or Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight

Body Respect is a ground-breaking, dogma-busting book that will change how you think about HEALTH forever.

Christopher Kennedy Lawford

Former US Health Ambassador to the United Nations

Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight

A riveting book that cuts through the lies, biased reports and questionable science about weight, and teaches us how to treat our bodies with genuine care and respect.

Kate Harding

Co-author of Lessons from the Fat-o-sphere