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

Dr. Rachel Porter

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 […]