Weight stigma alert: What media coverage about Prince’s death is missing, and why it matters to anyone with a body

Weight stigma alert: What media coverage about Prince’s death is missing, and why it matters to anyone with a body

By Lizabeth Wesely-Casella, BEDA Director of Events & Membership I am sad, so sad, to hear about the passing of music legend Prince. He was one of the icons of my youth – the first musical rebellion of my pre-teen years. It was all of Prince; his style, his dance, his androgynous dress and hyper […]

Mental Health & Marginalization: Why the BEDA 2016 Conference Matters

BEDA 2016, Mental Health & Marginalization: Why This Conference Matters

By Rachel Porter, PsyD This year’s Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) conference is dedicated to lifting voices of marginalized communities. As co-chair of the conference planning committee, I have been repeatedly awed by the organization and the committee’s stringent adherence to principles of inclusivity as we plan BEDA 2016. BEDA 2016—inclusivity & community As we discuss […]