How to Mitigate Anti-Fat Bias in Healthcare
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- Unsolicited: Fatties Talk Back: Hosted by Marquisele “Mikey” Mercedes, Caleb Luna, Bryan Guffey, Jordan Underwood and Da’Shaun Harrison, Unsolicited uses an intersectional fat liberationist lens to answer questions sent to advice columns that deal with fat discrimination.
- Maintenance Phase: A podcast hosted by activist, researcher and author Aubrey Gordon and journalist Michael Hobbes that focuses on debunking well-known fatphobic beliefs and wellness trends.
- Ragen Chastain: Using her blog “Dances with Fat,” Chastain dismantles sizeism and provides a guide for navigating a fatphobic world.
- Da’Shaun Harrison: Through their essays and their book Belly of the Beast: The Politics of Anti-Fatness as Anti-Blackness, Harrison taps into their experience as a Black, fat, queer and trans theorist and abolitionist to dismantle weight stigma, white supremacy, pretty privilege and more.
- Marquisele “Mikey” Mercedes: Mercedes, a fat liberationist and scholar, writes about how “racism, anti-Blackness, and fatphobia have shaped health care, research, and public health promotion and training.”
- The Body Liberation Guide: A weekly newsletter curated by photographer, body liberation activist, and writer Lindley Ashline. Inside each installment, Ashline provides reading and media suggestions that grapple with weight discrimination, systemic oppression, body image, what health and wellness can look like at any size, and more.
- Fatphobia in Public Health and Dietetics: What Dietitians Need to Know: Researchers Monica Kriete, MPH, and Mercedes present their assessment of how public health promotes weight stigma, white supremacy and toxic diet culture. They also offer suggestions for how to remedy the situation.