I don’t get anything of any kind for talking about these blogs and webpages- I just happen to love them.
In no particular order:
Ashleigh Shackelford is a queer, agender, Black fat femme writer, artist and cultural producer. As a contributing writer at Wear Your Voice, Ashleigh covers the intersections of race politics and body positivtiy, LGBTQ issues, Entertainment and Feminism.
Miss Renie writes an amazing blog that is, in her words, a resource, a dumping ground, a memoir, a reminder a call to arms to every BODY everywhere to celebrate their bodies now without comparison.
Be Nourished is founded on the idea that we are all born with remarkable instincts to love and care for our bodies. We believe Body Trust® is a birthright. Our passion is helping people lose the weight of body shame to create the change they seek from a deeper place.
The Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH) is an international professional organization started in 2003. It is an all-volunteer not-for-profit organization, whose diverse membership is committed to the Health At Every Size (HAES) Principles.
Jeanette is a certified fitness instructor and an awesome woman who has tools and resources to help you love your body and treat it really well!
Research, common sense, and wit. What more could you ask for?
A collection of blogs on a number of topics from SA/HAES community.
“This is a blog dedicated to encouraging and showcasing fat (and non-“straight sized” people of color. We are anti-racist, anti-ableist, anti-classist, anti-queer hatred, anti-trans*phobic, and generally an all inclusive space.”
A progressive feminist blog about politics, culture, social justice, cute things, and all that is in between.
I adore Virgie’s work. I even got to see her in real life on a panel about fat sex and she was phenomenal. She blogs about sex, fashion, and fatness with fierce fabulosity.
Interviews and information about Health at Every Size and Size Acceptance.
“This blog showcases examples of thin privilege in order to illustrate fatphobia and fat discrimination.”
“The brainchild of writer Mia McKenzie. What started out as a scream of anguish has evolved into a multi-faceted forum for expression. Black Girl Dangerous seeks to, in as many ways possible, amplify the voices, experiences and expressions of queer and trans* people of color.” Covers many topics including HAES and SA.
Size-Acceptance Warrior, Birth Activist, and One Fierce Mama. This blog has information for you whether you are a mama or not.
A site the includes interviews (on her station – Fearless Rebelle Radio) and information about Body Image and HAES.
In her words “You should know that I’m probably going to write about lots of different shit. You know, feminism, pussies, curly hair, misogyny, spirituality, my period, cultural appropriation, gluten free coconut donuts, my obsession with style, and how I manage to stay so fat and cute.
“Started by fat queer people of colour, for fat queer people of colour”
Angela serves up all manner of HAES/SA goodness, plus if you read it with an English accent it’s just like being there!
In between fabulous photo shoots, Jes talks about life and love as a fat woman, and uses for marzipan.
A site for those not sure if they have harmful eating behaviors (but suspect they do); for those not sure if they want to recover; for those not sure how to recover; for those trying to support a loved one; and for those professionals who are curious.
Brilliant experts blogging about everything HAES.
“An investigation of the price we pay for being pretty”, this blog always has amazing insights and information you won’t find elsewhere.
Kate writes about a variety of topics in including self-esteem, body image, and her upcoming wedding with a flair.
Live compassionately. Keep trying. Eat the cake. She blogs about life, about writing, and sometimes about cute little puppies.
Susie Kline is insightful, funny and always has something interesting to say.
I’ve met Jayne and she is absolutely amazing!
Kath talks “about life as a fat person and work towards obtaining the basic human right for fat people to live their lives in peace, dignity and with respect, without fear of vilification, ridicule or discrimination.”
Home of the famous BMI Project, Kate’s blog is typically listed as a must read for those new to the fat-o-sphere since she literally wrote the book on it.
A community space. Pledge your commitment to HAES, tell others about what you do, and find all the resources you could ever want here.
Dr. Linda Bacon literally wrote the book on Health at Every Size, has conducted groundbreaking research and written extensively on the topic.
Dr. Deah Schwartz has been at this for a long time and her work is amazing. The LEFTOVERS Workbook/DVD set is for therapists, facilitators and healthcare professionals treating patients for compulsive eating, eating disorders, and body dissatisfaction.
Kelly Bliss is a psychotherapist, lifestyle coach, personal trainer and generally awesome woman who always has something interesting and uplifting to say.
Home of the Health at Every Size Radio Show with Peggy Elam, Ph.D. and Pat Ballard
This site was started by Atchka Fatty and is co-blogged by a number of awesome people.
This is a great blog that deals with many aspects of public health by a trio of Master in Public Health students at Texas A&M University (and if you know anything about Texas politics you know I must like it a lot to post it here since I’m a UT Alum!)
Discussions of fitness for people of all sizes.
Not technically a blog, they are a publishing house that specializes in books by and about people of size
Golda Schein is an incredible woman who helps people realize that size doesn’t matter, you do.
Who am I missing? Leave a comment below and let me know!