By Kaitlin Irwin--Most eating disorder sufferers would agree that even once recovery begins, the act of being around food can still be especially distressing. The treatment and recovery process becomes even more difficult when others assume that because you’re eating and cooking now, then everything is okay.
By Alison Znamierowski--Last week, I watched The True Cost (which is available now to view on Netflix). The True Cost is a documentary about the environmental and human exploitation and degradation that power our modern fashion industry.
By Palmer Hipp--Benjamin Cooper's Facebook post addressing the double standards in women's clothing sizes has reached over 1,200 likes and 300,000 shares since it was posted in May 2016. This comes as no surprise to women, who, for decades, have known the struggle of going into a store and not knowing what size to pick up.
Chase Bannister is the founder, senior vice president and chief strategy & clinical integrity officer for Veritas Collaborative, a specialty hospital system for the treatment of eating disorders in a gender-diverse and inclusive environment.
By Diana Denza--Summer is in full swing, and with temps in the upper 90s here in New York, we can really, really feel it. Before you head out for the day (don’t forget the SPF!), check out the top stories of the week.
By Pooja Patel--Growing up as a girl is hard. If you’re a woman then you know the struggles that come with interacting with a society driven, at its core, by males—a society that often asks young girls to define their self-worth via the affirmation of others.
By Palmer Hipp--Tokyo is the latest city to venture into the “naked” restaurant industry. Cities like London and Melbourne are gaining attention for their popular naked pop-up restaurants, with thousands of people already on the waitlists for tickets.
By Charlotte Hoppe--In our culture today, we spend countless hours dedicated to food planning, prep and research. Fad diets, eating disorders and food blogs are increasingly common throughout the world.
By Diana Denza--Anna Weddell is a college freshman who’s using code to create change. A Girls Who Code alumnae, Anna is working on an awareness-raising game that simulates what it’s like to struggle with an eating disorder.