gender identity

gender-segregated spaces, essentialism, and smashing the gender binary

gender-segregated spaces, essentialism, and smashing the gender binary

I don’t really know much about art or art history, other than the messing around with materials that I do at home. But as part of my new “find-joy-and-be-less-of-a-hermit” recovery goal, I went to a lecture on “Gender and Its

let’s talk about sexuality in eating disorder treatment

let’s talk about sexuality in eating disorder treatment

In treatment topic groups often focus on specific emotions that people with eating disorders tend to have more difficulty feeling and expressing, or sometimes there is a discussion on how diet culture impacts body image. Don’t get me wrong, these

representation of the lgbtq community in eating disorder recovery: one perspective

representation of the lgbtq community in eating disorder recovery: one perspective

Eating disorders are disorders of shame, isolation, and fear. All too frequently, eating disorders strip people of their voices and convince them that they don’t have the right to a voice in the first place. Queer women have been traditionally

mindful monday post 7: thank “you”

mindful monday post 7: thank “you”

I’m so fascinated by “You”, that all encompassing, yet ambiguous “You”, who inhabits her body with effortless joy. “You” who mindlessly bends down to pick up accidentally dropped papers, demonstrating grace and ease, while I have not yet been able to

the power of hair can be deeply rooted

the power of hair can be deeply rooted

Caveat: Long post. Short hair. Yesterday, I cut my hair. Short. The shortest it’s ever been. I hadn’t necessarily been planning to do this. In fact when I left to get my hair cut I told CJ I was just