Eating Disorders

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According to VTDigger, this weekend Vermont-based filmmaker Bess O’Brien is premiering her documentary about eating disorders. She is known for her 2013 film “The Hungry Heart,” about drug addiction. O’Brien’s new film, “All of Me,” she tells the stories of patients and clinicians at the Vermont Center for Integrative Therapy. She aims to examine the […]

The lovely human being that is Gina Susanna of Nourish and Eat is an important new part of the Riot. She is taking your questions about pretty much everything BoPo. Props to you all for asking such amazing ones, and feel free to drop new ones below! xx What is your exercise/nutrition plan?? How do […]

We at the Riot totally love Misty Copeland. She’s beautiful, breaking down diversity barriers left and right, and is an all around pretty fabulous person. We are just really hoping that the choice of words on her book don’t necessarily match the ones on the pages. Misty posted this on Facebook this morning, and we […]

Over recent years, there has been talk of a new form of eating disorder sweeping college campuses. Last week CBS New York reported that, according to NEDA, “drunkorexia” is a common and dangerous issue amongst college students. Due to the many pressures to lose weight and stay thin, as well as the common fear of […]

“My anorexia didn’t just appear out of nowhere. She was a product of every single advert, every little comment, every nuance and whisper and photoshopped magazine cover.”