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Take The Cake: The BoPo-Washing Of Weight Watchers (& The Weight Loss Industry)

How does a weight loss company sell weight loss products to people who don’t want to be fat but also don’t want to say they don’t want to be fat or Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   01.10.19   |   SHARE
Minds
Being fat-shamed by your doctor is not okay and yet many people feel as if they must accept this substandard care.

When You’ve Been Fat-Shamed By Your Doctor

Being fat-shamed by your doctor is not okay and yet many people feel as if they must accept this substandard care. We are mistreated and misdiagnosed Read...
Jen McLellan    |   07.19.18   |   SHARE
Fat acceptance allows us to free ourselves from diet culture to finally love our bodies!

Yes, It Is Fine To Be Fat 

The point of fat acceptance is to be clear that people of all sizes have the right to exist without shame, stigma, bullying, and oppression. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   04.30.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
I am happy. Not with my body, but with my life.

You Don’t Have To Love Your Body To Love Your Life

I am in a fat body that is not particularly comfortable to live in. I am also happy. You can love your life even if you don't love your body. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.14.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
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Lady Gaga, The Super Bowl, And Half-Assed Body Positivity

Too often people claim that they are practicing Body Positivity when in fact they are perpetuating fatphobia and/or using healthism and ableism to Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   02.13.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
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The War On Obesity – Dead Or Alive

In the face of funding shortages, Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has decided that patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   10.24.16   |   SHARE
Bodies
#ditchthediet2016!

7 Of The Best Body Positive Books To Take Into 2016 #ditchthediet2016

I’m offering you my must-have list of body books to take with you on the journey. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   01.6.16   |   SHARE
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