by Jared Harrop So, I have known the new ASDAH blog coordinator for many years, and when she got the position and first started trying to wrangle some post writers,… Read More »“Gosh, You’re a Big Fella,” and Other Manifestations of My Privilege
by Erin Harrop, MSW I have had the privilege of being an ASDAH member for several years. I joined ASDAH around the time of the 2015 conference, thrilled to see… Read More »Getting My Feet Wet: Journeying from HAES® to Social Justice
CALL FOR PROPOSALSCome Speak—connect with friends and colleagues! DUE: DECEMBER 21, 2017LINK: https://sizediversityandhealth.org/content.asp?id=241 ASDAH is seeking proposals for the 2018 ConferenceAugust 3-5, 2018 – Portland, OR Uniting Against Oppression:Navigating the Learning Curves in… Read More »ASDAH 2018 Conference: Call for Proposals
Announcing the 2018 ASDAH conference! We’re excited to announce the theme, dates, and location of ASDAH’s next international conference. Theme: Uniting Against Oppression: Navigating the Learning Curves in the Health… Read More »Announcing the 2018 ASDAH conference!
by Barbara Altman Bruno, PhD, LCSW In response to requests from our readers, the Health At Every Size Blog is honored to print Barbara Altman Bruno’s history of the HAES… Read More »History of the Health At Every Size® Movement – Early 21st Century (Part 7)
by Deb Burgard, PhD
My brilliant friend Jessica Wilson has taught me so much. She is fond of asking, “What is the problem we are trying to solve?”
The question is burning in my mind after reading a recently released Washington DC think tank publication called “Provider Competencies for the Prevention and Management of Obesity”
Go take a look at this 8-page document that attempts to dictate how healthcare providers should carry out its vision, complete with a whopping 8 citations.Read More »Healthcare Providers Get Our Marching Orders for the War on Fat People
by Barbara Altman Bruno, PhD, LCSW In response to requests from our readers, the Health At Every Size Blog is honored to print Barbara Altman Bruno’s history of the HAES… Read More »History of the Health At Every Size® Movement – Early 21st Century (Part 6)
by Glenys Oyston
The argument (really just a friendly debate; not an actual fight) has stuck in my head for years.
A self-proclaimed foodie friend and I were discussing the qualities of the best grilled cheese sandwiches. I declared that my favorite was still the kind made with processed cheese slices. She was horrified. “Ugh no!” she gasped. “That’s not REAL cheese!”Read More »Food is the New Classism