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Jan 04, 2014
NAAFA introduces a new chapter in Clark County, NV which will function as a service organization promoting size diversity in the community.

Dec 28, 2013
Size acceptance activist and former Co-Chair of NAAFA, Kara Brewer Allen, passed away from complications following chemotherapy. Our community has suffered a great loss as a result of her passing.

Nov 30, 2013
Dancing With the Stars winner, Amber Riley, is a role model for women of all sizes and colors, encouraging them to do whatever they put their mind to do.

Oct 23, 2013
First Lady Michelle Obama’s repeated appearances on The Biggest Loser imply support of the extreme tactics used by the show to bully people into unhealthy behavior, precipitating eating disorders, weight gain, depression, and weight-based bullying.

Sep 09, 2013
Ex-Marine was brutally beaten when trying to save teenage boy being attacked by three adult bullies. There are no innocent by-standers. End Bullying Now!

Aug 08, 2013
NAAFA announces a new program for men of large body size. NAAFA Gentlemen's Quarterly Club (NGQC) will meet quarterly to discuss issues important to NAAFA's male members.

Aug 04, 2013
NAAFA’s annual fund raising convention in Las Vegas, NV brought together civil rights and body positive organizations and individuals who are working to change the world’s perception of body diversity.

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.



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