the HAES® files: Malpractice with a Side of Victim Blaming

Today, blogging Sunday is reblogging Sunday. I’m feeling a bit under the weather so in the name of self-care, I’m sharing a fantastic post from the archives rather than penning my own.

Writing on the ASDAH blog, Ragen Chastain addresses some of the troubling responses from the medical establishment to the #StopTheShame campaign.

She writes, “In response to an article pointing out the issues with shaming of Women of Color, fat women, Trans women, and women with multiple sex partners, Dr. Linda Girgis has penned a spectacular tribute to derailment, tone-deafness and victim blaming.”

Read the full article: the HAES® files: Malpractice with a Side of Victim Blaming

Posted in healthcare, weight stigma

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