Tag: Eating Disorders

There should be more awareness for men with eating disorders

“Everything Now,” directed by Charlie Manton, Alyssa McClelland, Laura Steinel and Dionne Edwards. “To the Bone,” written and directed by Marti Noxon. “The Longest Match” by Betsy Brenner. “Wintergirls” by Laurie Halse Anderson.  What do these all have in common? They are all pieces that focus on female eating disorders. […]

Students unpack issues with eating disorder portrayals

Photo courtesy of Full House, Wikipedia As a part of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, students gathered in the Women’s Center to discuss toxic portrayals surrounding eating disorders in the media. By talking about characters in books, movies and television shows, students uncovered problematic discrepancies between stereotyped media portrayals and […]

Women’s Center calls awareness to eating disorders

Photo courtesy of METRO As one of the events to kick off National Eating Disorder Awareness week, the Women’s Center hosted an open group for students to discuss eating disorders among women. Students came to talk about their complicated relationship with body image, as well as friends attending to support. […]