Feederism: Eating, Weight Gain, and Sexual Pleasure

  • Kathy Charles
  • Michael Palkowski

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Kathy Charles, Michael Palkowski
    Pages 40-88
  3. Kathy Charles, Michael Palkowski
    Pages 89-99
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 100-102

About this book


This book explores the controversial and misunderstood world of sexualised weight gain known as feederism. Conversations with over 20 feeders and feedees are analysed through a psychological and sociological lens. The implications for health professionals working in bariatrics are discussed along with directions for future research.


Feederism Feedism Fat Studies Psychology of Eating Sociology of Eating Sexuality Fetish health psychology research sociology

Authors and affiliations

  • Kathy Charles
    • 1
  • Michael Palkowski
    • 1
  1. 1.Edinburgh Napier UniversityUK

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