Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: It’s not about who’s in the room, It’s about who’s at the table

Flier: BEDA 2016 Keynote: Diversity Equity and Inclusion

By the year 2043, the racial makeup of the U.S. will be a majority minority. However, only 22 states currently ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. We need to tap into our diversity. BEDA 2016 opening keynote—Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: It’s not about who’s in the room, It’s about who’s at the […]

Nutritionism

By Dana Sturtevant and Hillary Kinavey In a culture that emphasizes “nutritionism”—a reductionist way of thinking about food that assumes the whole point of eating is to maintain and promote bodily health—it is easy to forget that food is so much more than the sum of its nutrients. The term “nutritionism” has been coined to describe the fixation […]

I Am NOT the Stigma – Matt Shepherd – WSAW 2016

What up Bruh! I am a filmmaker, YouTuber, actor, and a man in recovery from an eating disorder and morbid obesity. Sharing my experience, brings such great purpose to my life. My YouTube channel is called Meet Matt Shep. As I continue to recover, I continually meet new sides of myself that challenge old ways […]