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WORC UGA

Women's Outreach and Resource Collective | A collaborative community for advocates of gender equity and social justice

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A Perfectionist’s Anorexia

My best friend Harriet* and I are running around trying to complete last minute errands before we leave town for the summer.  She turns to me and asks if we can stop and get something to eat; neither of us has eaten all day.  As we start to eat our Panera salads, she remarks, “I…

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CALLING ALL GEORGIA FEMINISTS: Why we should walk with NEDA

By: Caitlyn Beatty The rate of new cases of eating disorders has been on the rise since 1950, yet the level of funding, advocating and knowledge of eating disorders is dramatically lower than less pervasive mental illnesses including Alzheimer’s, Autism and Schizophrenia.  National Eating Disorders Association is a non-profit that provides support and  resources for, and…

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Eating Disorders and the iPhone

By: Hannah Robbins Somewhere between a watch that can also function as a credit card, phone, and pedometer; the U2 album you didn’t know that you never needed; and the monolithic white box casting shadows over the De Anza College campus, we met the iPhone 6 and 6+. Sitting in a doctor’s office during Apple’s…

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