Trans Folx Fighting Eating Disorders

“When you think of someone who has an eating disorder what do you think of? Probably white, young, insured, cis woman, able-bodied, straight, thin and middle to upper class. Because of these stereotypes and the fact that most eating disorder treatment is privatized these stereotypes are who treatment facilities cater to. Eating disorders are self reported and because there is a stigma around them many people are not getting the help they need. Anyone can have an eating disorder, it is an intersectional issue often overlooked. Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness.

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