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the HAES® files: This is For the Fat Ambassadors, their Allies, and a Call Out to their Detractors (Well-Intentioned and Not)

Originally posted on Health At Every Size® Blog:
by Linda Bacon, PhD, with Melissa A. Fabello, M.Ed. Sarai Walker emails me, disillusioned, feeling beaten down after months of being in the public eye as a fat ambassador. Sarai is author…

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When researchers are part of the problem

I recently attended a big psychology conference and during a presentation on stigma and heath disparities, was saddened, but not surprised, to see yet another slide illustrated with an image of what Dr Charlotte Cooper calls the ‘headless fatty‘. These pictures

Posted in media, research, weight stigma
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