Body Liberation is Not About Eating Donuts

At their very core, the Health at Every Size and Body Liberation movements are about access to and autonomy of one’s own body, and respect for ALL bodies. For this reason, it is critical that HAES providers acknowledge the importance of body autonomy and liberation in ALL forms, which thus requires us to acknowledge the impact of racism, sexism, transphobia, homophobia, xenophobia, ableism, weight stigma, and immigration abuse on one’s ability to be embodied, to make health choices that fit his/her/their body, to access human civil rights, and to access one’s own internal regulatory, intuitive system. If you are a provider that identifies as HAES, then I presume you have a goal of reducing t

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