Raising Resilient Kids in a Fat Shaming World

By Judith Matz, LCSW We want our kids to grow up feeling strong and confident in their bodies. We’ve learned a lot about what to do—and what not to do—to promote a positive body image. We know better than to comment on other people’s weight and engage in diet talk in front of our kids. We […]

BEDA 2016 Annual Conference Scholarship Opportunity: Apply by July 29 at Midnight

BEDA’s Nancy B. Ault Memorial Scholarship Fund covers registration costs for individuals who would like to attend the BEDA 2016 Annual Conference in San Francisco, Calif., October 27-29, but who may not otherwise be able to participate. The scholarship is available to individuals with the lived experience of BED or family members/caretakers of someone struggling […]

BEDA 2016: Early Bird Price Deadline Approaches and Talent Show Performers Wanted!

Register by June 17 to secure early bird pricing for BEDA 2016, our seventh annual conference on October 27-29 in San Francisco. New workshops and speakers have been added to the agenda to support the inclusion of marginalized groups. NEW: Halloween Costume Party and Talent Show We invite folks to dress up, perform, sing karaoke and watch a conference […]