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Jillian Michaels points at a contestant on The Biggest Loser
What Jillian Michaels’ Comments Are Really About
January 30, 2020

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
January 24, 2020

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
September 26, 2019

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
September 25, 2019

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
September 20, 2019

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
September 18, 2019

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
July 24, 2019

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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