The Fat Studies Reader

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Academia. See University
Adiposity, 25; and mortality, 29
Adolescents: and body weight, 25; bullying of, xix, 120–126; and weight bias in Singapore, 127–138
Aerobics for fat women, 312–319; In Grand Form videos; 316, 317, 318m; Great Shape, 320; Large as Life, 313–314, 316; Light on Your Feet, 316; Women at Large, 313–314
Affiliated Big Men's Clubs, 143, 145; convergence event, 145
African American: and Arkansas websites, 88; and bisexual, 54–64; and Black feminist theory, 56; and cardiovascular health, 58; and eugenics, 259; and fat, 54–64; and lesbian, 54–64; mother-blaming, 114, 116; women's communities, 60
Agar, Nicholas, 71–72
Airplane seats and fat bodies, xv, 176–186, 329; and Southwest Airlines, 176–186
Aldebaran (Sarah Fishman), 4
American Eugenics movement, 65–68
American Obesity Association, xvii, 80
Americans with Disabilities Act, 184
Americocentrism, 330
Anorexia nervosa, 48; among celebrities, 263, 294; in Singapore, 127, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 135
Ansfield, Alice, 314
Anti-fat prejudice. See Weight bias and discrimination
Anzaldua, Gloria, 246–247
Association for Size Diversity and Health, 4
Atkinson, Richard, 80
Australia, as fattest nation, 1
Baartman, Saartje, 258
Bacon, Linda, 84
Bariatric medicine, 75, 155; weight loss surgery, 265, 267
Bartky, Sandra Lee, 199
“Bear” culture for gay men, 143–150; Bear Code, 147–148
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey, 37, 39
Bell, Suzanne, 313, 315, 316
Big Fat Blog, 333
Bisexual men, and weight bias, 143–150
Bisexual women: and African American, 54–64; and fat, 54–64
Black. See African American
“Bodies of Evidence: Fat Across Disciplines” conference, 332
Body acceptance, on Ontario websites, 90
Body dissatisfaction, 60
Body Mass Index (BMI), xiv; on Alberta websites, 93; as arbitrary,49; Canada vs. U.S., 88; and HAES, 51; and mortality, 29; on Ontario websites, 90; as protective factor, 44; on report cards, 77
Body size diversity, 60–61
Bordo, Susan, 257, 272
Braziel, Jana Evans, xi, 15, 152, 201
Britain. See United Kingdom
Brookey, Robert, 69, 70
Brownell, Kelly, 189, 207
Bruch, Hilde, 114, 117
Brumberg, Joan, 257
Bulimia: among celebrities, 294; as “political economy,” 187, 192, 193; in Singapore, 130, 131, 132, 133, 135

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