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Here you will find articles discussing the various ways culture and media can affect both the development of an eating disorder and eating disorder recovery.

 

Links to various articles in the news and other websites and blogs representing cultural voices will be posted here along with commentary.

 

 

 

Black Swan: Narrow Life Obsession (2-8)

 

In the film, The Black Swan, Nina obsesses about being a perfect ballerina. Her dancing in a troupe is inextricably tied to her sense of self. To endanger that activity is an intolerable nightmare. To stop dancing or to lose progress toward unapproachable stardom is equivalent with death of her identity.

Anorexic and bulimic women in real life go into weeping tantrums, rages, manipulative arguments and pleading when their eating disorder symptoms prompts family or

BlackSwan: Beautiful Public Appearance and Ugly Secret Body Destruction (1-8)


The Black Swan artistic creative team bring the anorexic lived experience to the screen. Women with a history of bulimia and compulsive overeating identify with part of Nina’s experience, especially the confusion between fantasy and reality.  But the person with severe anorexia is described meticulously.

Cautionary Tale and Need for Self Development

Leona Gage reaches pinnacle of acknowledged beauty only to lead a sad and difficult life. If you obsess about your beauty, youth and shape, please take heed.

56685461Leona is 18 in this 1957 picture, just crowned as Miss U.S.A. She's pretending to be 21.

Truth behind the photo? She married at 14. At 16 she had two children.

Thank you, Chenese Lewis and BEDA


Congratulations and thank you to Chevese Lewis for helping to bring natural and healthy body acceptance back into the perceptions of women. 

A woman's body is a miracle of creation, adapting and changing over the years to allow her woman to live fully in

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JoannaPoppink EPA chief to 'Post': U.S. 'leading by example' on environmental issues https://t.co/0gurqH8P6Q
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JoannaPoppink Latest Sustainable World online now. https://t.co/Ts5AJah37T #climatechange #icymi
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JoannaPoppink How fungi could help stem our mushrooming climate crisis https://t.co/OrES4cDsLC
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JoannaPoppink The end of infinite growth - Rex Weyler https://t.co/DOPcg0MnJW

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