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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 24, 2018

June 10 - 16, 2018

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Articles and Blogs

Being Disabled isn’t Eco Friendly: Get Off Our Backs and Put In The Work

by Imani

"it requires more than simply recycling plastics or banning straws, but racial, social, economic, and disability justice to make true strides to environmental stewardship.”


The case for renaming women's body parts

by Leah Kaminsky

“until the last century, women were almost excluded from academic medicine. But the continued use of these mostly male eponyms not only reflects the gender bias in our medical knowledge base. It may continue to perpetuate it.”


Coming Out As Queer Is Even More Complicated For A Fat Person

by Charlotte Morabito

“People assume that since fatness is so visible, there is no need for fat people to come out as fat...But some people view coming out as fat as a way of taking back & reclaiming the discourse around fatness.”


These Higher-Weight Female Athletes Are Shattering Myths About Fitness

by Ragen Chastain

“ female athletes share their stories to prove that there's plenty of room for all bodies in fitness.”


Laziness Does Not Exist, but unseen barriers do

by Erika Price

“when you don’t fully understand a person’s context — what it feels like to be them every day, all the small annoyances and major traumas that define their life — it’s easy to impose abstract, rigid expectations on a person’s behavior.”