Jul 16, 2013
Boy Scouts of America bans scouts from their national Jamboree whose BMI exceeds 40, claiming they are unfit to participate. This discriminatory practice only furthers the stigma against boys of larger body size.
Jul 03, 2013
Community members and leaders are invited to attend "END BULLYING NOW – Get Involved" being held at the Las Vegas Westin to learn how to bring this program to your community.
Jul 01, 2013
DJ Jose Heredia, aka DJ Satisfaction, President of the Orange County CA Chapter of the American Disc Jockey Association will provide music and entertainment for the NAAFA 2013 Convention & Expo in Las Vegas, NV.
Jun 28, 2013
Michelle Anderson, Miss Plus America 2011, will be a featured keynote speaker at NAAFA’s 2013 Annual Convention. As the first openly HIV positive woman to enter/win a national pageant, she dedicates much of her life to educating others on HIV/AIDS
Jun 21, 2013
Against the recommendation of their scientific advisors, the AMA declares obesity a disease. Many believe this will further damage the already fragile relationship between physician and fat patient.
Mar 27, 2013
CVS Caremark’s “voluntary” wellness program requires employees to report private medical information such as cholesterol, blood pressure, weight or BMI.
Mar 21, 2013
Foster City, CA - The Safe Schools Improvement Act (SSIA) has been re-introduced. S.403 was introduced in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Mar 15, 2013
Foster City, CA – NAAFA, the civil rights organization working for Equality at Every Size, has released the "Schedule of Events" for its upcoming 2013 Annual Convention & Expo, being held on July 25-29, 2013 at the Westin Hotel, Casino & Spa,...
Mar 04, 2013
NAAFA, the preeminent civil rights organization working to end discrimination against people of large body size, is taking its annual convention to Las Vegas. This year’s theme is “Promoting Equality: All Sizes Welcome!”
Mar 02, 2013
NAAFA supports the passing of MA House Bill H.2024 which would put an end to the “fat” letters being sent to the parents of children in Massachusetts. Other such attempts have proven non-productive, even damaging.