When you hear of successful models being discovered, it’s generally a tale of that young woman walking down the street or through a mall, perhaps even winning a prestigious contest that enabled her to begin a journal toward fame and fortune.
Those stories rarely start with, “I was standing outside the eating disorder clinic when an agent walked up…” More
There is a petition to eliminate thinspiration hashtags (ones that advocate anorexia) from Twitter. This isn’t entirely unprecedented. A few months ago, Tumblr eliminated thinspiration tags from their platform. As Jamie Peck wrote at the time: More
Note to Anthony Sharwood: If you’re going to make an important comment on a specific group, don’t insult another group in a cruel way. It defeats your point and makes you look like a giant jerk. More
You know how Amanda Bynes has been acting strangely (i.e. calling out Drake to ‘murder [her] vagina’ in public)? As she continues her odd behavior, Bynes’ Twitter has steadily become the only place people are find out anything about the star. Sadly, it seems she is potentially very ill. More
As National Eating Disorders Awareness Week comes to a close, I thought it was important to elaborate on arguably the most important message of all body image messages: you are not the sum of your measurements. More
In completely horrible news, a company called FatLossFactor is ruthlessly targeting teenagers with eating disorders to sell diet products.
The Bible would have you believe that individuals with intellectual curiosity were just gobbling down fruit left and right.
However, the journal ofPsychological Medicine, a more current source, claims that:
You must be skinny now. You can be fat later. All anorexics live in France. More
It’s easy to make fun of Celine Dion, but I find her girl crush on Adele extremely endearing. More
I assumed it might be in say, Gourmet magazine, because that would really ruin the enjoyable aspect of the experience of reading about food and thinking about eating. I assumed wrong. More
Instagram just launched themselves headfirst into the great Thinspo Debate: should photosharing services and blog platforms ban images that promote self-harm? More
Like England before them, Israel is making inroads to ban insidious photoshopping. Along the way, they’ve apparently made the first attempt to regulate the use of excessively thin models by government legislation.
Former Ann Taylor face Demi Moore was hospitalized Monday after having a seizure. News outlets are reporting she’s being treated for anorexia nervosa. More