Welcome to the Feminism and Mental Health Issue!

Dear Readers, Feminism is an essential aspect to many realms of women’s mental health–validating the taxing experiences of all women (and all others who are oppressed by patriarchy), pushing back against the the assumptions that women are ruled by their emotions, encouraging the pursuit of fulfilling lives, and in countless other ways. Our January issue features discussions of diverse intersections of mental health and feminism, … Continue reading Welcome to the Feminism and Mental Health Issue!

What’s Missing In Eating Disorder Discourses

By Margaret Taylor The mental health field is routinely silent towards cultural factors that contribute to eating disorders in the United States.  The field that sees the dire effects and consequences that eating disorders have on women and men every year has yet to weigh in on the continued flawed and dangerous body and beauty standards in American media.  While eating disorders effect both men … Continue reading What’s Missing In Eating Disorder Discourses