obesity

The Gift of Obesity

by Sandra Cruzen In December, the Blog Committee announced our decision to “open up” the blog and ask for submissions from our readers who are HAES advocates/practitioners/activists, but who may… Read More »The Gift of Obesity

What’ll It Take?

by Barbara Altman Bruno, Ph.D. I promised many months ago to write a column for ASDAH’s blog. I have thought about the subject not just for these many months, but… Read More »What’ll It Take?

Opportunity Costs

by Fall Ferguson, JD, MA There are a number of very real direct “costs” to individuals, communities, and societies resulting from the current “war on obesity.” The direct consequences of… Read More »Opportunity Costs

On Ethics

by Fall Ferguson, JD, MA A well-known bioethicist named Daniel Callahan recently advocated for the intentional infliction of weight stigma.  He has written an article in The Hastings Center Report… Read More »On Ethics

Reading the Signs

by Fall Ferguson, JD, MA Sometimes I feel that I am witnessing the beginnings of a paradigm shift away from the war on obesity and toward a more diverse and… Read More »Reading the Signs