Let's face the facts: we don’t know of healthy methods that result in sustained weight loss. Consider the evidence.
Governmental policies and programs, such as certain provisions in the Affordable Care Act as well as anti-obesity campaigns, can help spread fat stigma and prejudice in the workplace resulting in harm to employees.
Dump worksite obesity prevention programs. Here's a step-by-step plan to challenge stigmatizing messages in your company, and propose criteria for more respectful work places.
Public health interventions promoting weight-loss fail to account for "social determinants" such as socioeconomic status and are not scientifically sound. The stress resulting from stigmatization in the name of health causes ill health.
Evidence in support of ending weight discrimination in the workplace.
Cans HBO's documentary series, Weight of the Nation. The real enemy is the stigmatization of fat/weight. The solution? Change the focus to promoting good self-care for everyone, regardless of size.
Bacon's testimony in support of adding weight as a protected category in Massachusetts' anti-discrimination law.
There should be more Weight justice in the Food justice movement.
"I'm just concerned about their health." How many times have you heard this? Linda Bacon helps you understand what really being said and why its not helpful.