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Jillian Michaels points at a contestant on The Biggest Loser
What Jillian Michaels’ Comments Are Really About

Trigger warning for discussion of “Obesity,” fat shaming, fatphobia What Jillian Michaels’ comments get wrong about body positivity, political correctness, and “glamorizing…

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Weight-Based Bullying Is Trauma: Why No Name-Calling Week Is Important

Each January the national organization GLSEN calls attention to bullying with “No Name-Calling Week.” Although GLSEN is an organization focused on…

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Weight Stigma Hurts Everybody

Weight stigma, also known as weight bias, refers to negative attitudes, stereotypes, or discrimination based on larger body size. When people…

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Weight Stigma Awareness Week is September 23-27.
11 Influencers to Follow for Weight Stigma Awareness Week

Weight Stigma Awareness Week is from September 23-27, 2019. Weight stigma, sometimes known as weight bias, is when people are discriminated…

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Weight Stigma Awareness Week: What It Is and Why It Matters

The National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) is hosting its first annual Weight Stigma Awareness Week (#WSAW2019) the week of September 23-27,…

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James Corden discusses fat-shaming.
What James Corden Got Right and Wrong in His Response to Bill Maher

CN: Discussion of fat-shaming Bill Maher aired a segment recently about fat-shaming. His “hot take” on the issue was, from what…

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World Eating Disorders Action Day: How Eating Disorder Professionals Can Stand Up Against Stigma

World Eating Disorders Action Day (#WeDoAct) is a grassroots movement designed for and by people affected by an eating disorder, their…

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