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

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. Read...
Jamie Bushell    |   10.4.18   |   SHARE
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Having been forced to disclose her eating disorder status to four people, Morgan was now at their mercy in order to graduate while maintaining her physical and mental health.

Learning To Restrict Calories Isn't College Wellness — It's Dangerously Unhealthy

Having been forced to disclose her eating disorder status, Morgan was now at their mercy in order to graduate from Vanguard University. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   09.21.18   |   SHARE
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What Exactly IS The "Snake-Diet?" (And 7 Ways It's Harmful)

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. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.17.18   |   SHARE
I remember what it was like to be thin.

I'm Happy In My Fat Body, But I Miss Being 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. Read...
Joni Edelman    |   08.5.18   |   SHARE
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Here are a few ways we can help kids develop a healthy body image.

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

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 Read...
Gina RIch    |   08.3.18   |   SHARE
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Insatiable on Netflix

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

Netflix's new show Insatiable is harmful! It continues the narrative around fat people being powerless and prey to the popular kids. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.19.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: I Accidentally Went On A Date With A “Clean Eater”

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 Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   07.19.18   |   SHARE
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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 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. Read...
Amanda Edwards    |   05.21.18   |   SHARE
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