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AAMFT 2012 presentation

It’s been a quiet couple of months on the blog here as summer has ended and fall has begun.  I’m at the AAMFT Annual Conference in Charlotte, NC where I’m presenting with Dr. Michael Loewy of Alliant International University on … Continue reading

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Quick post: Independence Day

As we take a day to celebrate American independence, here’s some freedoms worth celebrating. – Independence from dieting.  We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all [people] are unique, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable … Continue reading

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Weighing in on “The Weight of the Nation”

For those who haven’t heard, HBO is airing a two-part documentary on May 14 and 15, called “The Weight of the Nation.”  It’s getting a tremendous amount of press, and is being promoted by The Center for Disease Control and … Continue reading

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It’s leap year!

Happy day-that-only-comes-every-four-years!  And although I’ve been too busy lately to pay attention to my blog properly (or even make occasional  posts to my Twitter feed), I decided I would leap (ha) on this opportunity to post a few things that … Continue reading

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A little linkspam

I’ve been working on a post about family therapy and the “Occupy” movement for what seems like weeks now, and meant to get it finished over the Thanksgiving holiday, but other projects got in the way.  (I mean what would … Continue reading

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Friday quick post: “When I Get Thin” cartoon

From cartoonist Ampersand, a piece about what Kate Harding called the “Fantasy of Being Thin”:  

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What can you tell about someone by looking at their body?

A quick update to highlight this post by the awesome Ragen Chastane:   Or, as she and Marilyn Wann and others have noted, the only thing you can tell for sure from looking at a fat person is how much … Continue reading

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Love Your Body Day

So today is Love Your Body Day according to the National Organization for Women’s NOW Foundation, an endeavor I fully support.  As a believer in Size Acceptance and Health at Every Size, I want to make every day “Love Your … Continue reading

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“Big Big Love” and fat sexuality

My friend Hanne Blank is an author and scholar with far-reaching interests and tastes.  She has written a history of virginity, and has a history of heterosexuality coming out in early 2012, but she has also written and edited books … Continue reading

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