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Mar 31, 2016
NAAFA's new credit card processor and gateway has features not available with previous processor, like "Text Giving" and member information retention.

Jan 24, 2016
NAAFA has countered a complaint filed by the OCC that insurance plans disparately impact, and thus discriminate against, women under Section 1557 of the ACA by denying WLS to patients in some states.

Dec 31, 2015
NAAFA has filed a public comment on possible changes to wellness programs which could potentially invade the privacy of employees' family members.

Jul 10, 2015
The National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance opposes the Obesity Action Coalition’s suggestion to “Ban the F Word”

Jul 02, 2015
Epinephrine auto-injectors for emergency anaphylaxis treatment do not work for a large percentage of the population, especially women.

Jul 01, 2015
NAAFA Secretary and Research Specialist Darliene Howell has been elected to the office of Board Chair. Ms. Howell brings years of service and expertise to this position.

Jun 14, 2015
Organizations working to protect the rights of people of large body size object to the “people first language” being promoted by organizations representing bariatric surgeons and pharmaceutical company interests.

May 31, 2015
NAAFA is appalled by fat-shaming ads targeting kids in Guatemala. Stigmatization only serves to increase discrimination.

Apr 19, 2015
Nevada wants to be the first state in the nation to declare fat a “chronic disease”

Apr 16, 2015
NAAFA member and founder of Full Figure Entertainment, Tigress Osborn, joins the NAAFA Board of Directors as Director of Social Media. Osborn’s education and experience will prove invaluable as we continue to fight for Equality at Every Size.



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