eating disorder

Black People Get Eating Disorders Too

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Eating disorders continue to be misunderstood and stigmatized within the Black community. For years, there have been myths about eating disorders affecting only white, affluent, young women. With increasing education and discussion on the subject, it’s becoming more apparent how universal eating disorders are. 

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Anorexia Recovery And Sex: How The Two Go Hand In Hand

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I’m in recovery from anorexia. I’m also learning how to have sex again. The two have more in common than you think.

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Linking BMI To Sexual Orientation Ignores A Bigger Health Threat — Homophobia

These different messages lead one to wonder if the intended advice is for one's BMI or sexual orientation.

The study leads one to wonder if the intended advice is for one's BMI or sexual orientation.

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Why Misgendering Me Makes Me Feel Like My Body Is A Problem

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Queer people have to work hard for individualized respect. We exist in a culture that forces us into a two-and-only-two sex and gender binary.

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What Exactly IS The "Snake-Diet?" (And 7 Ways It's Harmful)

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The “Snake-Diet” is just another fad diet that claims to cure you of your fat — but it’s also different, it’s dangerous. I'm going to tell you why.

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I'm Happy In My Fat Body, But I Miss Being Thin

I remember what it was like to be thin.

You do not have to hate your body — but you don’t have to love it either. While I'm happy with my fat body, I miss being thin.

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We Need To Talk About Body Image With Our Kids Early And Often​

Here are a few ways we can help kids develop a healthy body image.

The media and the fashion industry overwhelmingly continue to promote a body type that’s not realistic. We need to talk to about body image with our kids.

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Netflix's New Show "Insatiable" Needs To Be Cancelled

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Netflix's new show Insatiable is harmful! It continues the narrative around fat people being powerless and prey to the popular kids.

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Take The Cake: I Accidentally Went On A Date With A “Clean Eater”

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To him, perhaps, my fat feminine body was acceptable to sexualize. I can’t say I learned a foolproof way of avoiding going on a date with a clean eater.

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I Don’t Want My Children To Inherit My Eating Disorder

I am doing a few things to prevent my children from inheriting my eating disorder, and I’m hoping and wishing and praying that it works.

I am doing a few things to prevent my children from inheriting my eating disorder, and I’m hoping and wishing and praying that it works.

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