I only occasionally bother to look at weight-related news anymore; most of it is toxic. But today I came across two separate articles that rate very few sanity-watchers points!
The first one is about Kevin Smith being tossed off a plane for being too fat, courtesy of The National out of Abu Dhabi. The article does a pretty good job of an actual balanced viewpoint, finishing up with some excellent quotes by Bill Fabrey of the Council on Size and Weight Discrimination.
The second is from a local paper at California State University, Chico. It covers a presentation by two dietitians at the University on HAES, Intuitive Eating, and body-acceptance. The presentation was part of a "Love Every Body" week sponsored by the university wellness center. (Warning: Don't read the comments, they don't really contribute anything but miserable ignorance).
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