Stop genderizing eating disorders!

"I’m looking forward to the day when titles like ‘Guys Have Eating Disorders, Too’ aren’t necessary." says my friend, Matt.

And, I look forward to the day that it doesn't have to be guys who say this. We do a disservice to all eating disorder patients when we treat this as a woman's issue or think that using the female pronoun is "more convenient."

We all need to stop genderizing eating disorders or thinking that because the percentage is somewhat lower that the illness is somehow less important when it strikes males.

Interview: “Guys Have Eating Disorders, Tool”

Here's another reason, though we shouldn't need one: girls with eating disorders need to know this, too.


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