This is kind of a mishmash ;)
If you’ve seen comments about “dickwolves” and PAX and wondered what it was about, JetWolf has a nice summary.
Author Seanan McGuire addressed why fixing the US healthcare system is so terribly, terribly important this week. Seanan has discussed why she needs health insurance here and here.
Alternet has a well-done piece by Judith Matz on “Why dieting makes you fatter”. It references Linda Bacon’s Health At Every Size study, Traci Mann’s survey of diet studies, and other research. If you’ve been into fat acceptance a while it’s mostly things you know, but it’s good to see getting wider play. It might also be a useful “FA 101” piece.
Ragen at Dances With Fat has a great post on respecting others’ choices while discussing Fat Acceptance and HAES.