May 27 - June 2, 2018
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Articles and Blogs
Six queer BIPOC voices in the body positivity movement
by Donyae Coles
“Body positivity is....about being seen for the totality of your body and being allowed to live in it. This means that we’re talking about race, gender, sexuality, disability, culture, ethnicity, and more. It is a full intersectional spectrum.”
The Body Image Tour: Lessons Learned
by Marci Evans
“Body image healing is about learning to live in relationship to your body and body image experience with skillfulness and kindness.”
Before and After: A Mythology
by Lesley Kinzel
“How easy. All I needed was less. To be less, to take less. I saw that self-fix narrative and embraced it. That felt within reach — or more within reach than dismantling the conditioning that made me believe being fat was the worst thing in the world.”
I think I miss my eating disorder....what now?
by Lily O
“All along I have known the journey would entail ups and downs, challenges, more tangible things such as the dreaded weight gain, etc. but there has been one aspect I never really anticipated.
Eating Disorders and Feelings of Shame
by Jennifer Rollin
“I’ve never seen anyone successfully shame themselves into recovery from an eating disorder. Shame actually can cause people to be dishonest, disconnected, and to not reach out for support when they need it.”