Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight. By Linda Bacon and Lucy Aphramor

Fat Studies Reader Ed. Esther Rothblum and Sondra Solovay

Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth about Your Weight by Linda Bacon

Obesity in Canada: Critical Perspectives Ed. by Jenny Ellison, Deborah McPhail and Wendy Mitchinson

The Fat Lady Sings: A Psychological Exploration of the Cultural Fat Complex and its Effects by Cheryl Fuller

Journal Articles

Alberga, A. S., Russell-Mayhew, S., von Ranson, K. M., & McLaren, L. (2016). Weight bias: a call to action. Journal of Eating Disorders, 4, 34.

Bacon, L., Aphramor, L., Weight Science: Evaluating the Evidence for a Paradigm Shift. Nutrition Journal 2011, 10:9

Puhl, R. M., & Heuer, C. A. (2010). Obesity Stigma: Important Considerations for Public Health. American Journal of Public Health, 100(6), 1019–1028.

Lee, J. A., & Pausé, C. J. (2016). Stigma in Practice: Barriers to Health for Fat Women. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 2063.

Blog Posts

What to Say At the Doctors Office by Ragen Chastein

Horrific Healthcare for Fat People by Ragen Chastein

On Being a Fat Medical Student at the Start of Our Metabolism Module by Isabelle Lomax-Sawyers

the HAES® files: Excuse Me Doctor, But Your Bias is Showing by Tiina Veer

the HAES® files: Understanding the New HAES Principles (Roundtable discussion with several HAES experts)

the HAES® files: Weight Isn’t the Real Problem – Weight Biased Healthcare IS  by Jes Baker


Association for Size Diversity and Health

Health At Every Size Community

National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance