Check out this article I wrote about Fat Shaming in Opera for AlizéLaVie Magazine! What If There’s No Fat Lady? The Recent Trend Of Critical Fat Shaming In Opera. Subscribe to the current issue for free here to read the whole article and the other fabulous features in this global lifestyle publication.
Some excerpts: "I am pointing out that opera is also a visual medium and the singing body should count – a little... We have to stop automatically equating thinness with health! Most professional opera singers are very healthy no matter their weight – their hearts pump more efficiently, their lungs use oxygen better, their core muscle strength is unbeatable."