Tag Archives: Election

Coping with Election Aftermath in Ways that Promote Recovery

Coping after the Election Contributor: Courtney Howard, B.A., Director of Operations & Business Development at Eating Disorder Hope The recent presidential election has been one of the most divisive in our nation’s history. There is clearly a massive divide among Americans, the reality of which has left many feeling hopeless. This election has uniquely impacted the eating disorder community [...]
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Election Update: Body Image & The Effects of Double Standards

American Flag Contributor: Courtney Howard, B.A., Director of Operations & Business Development at Eating Disorder Hope and Addiction Hope. Looks have played a large role in politics ever since the first televised presidential debate between Nixon and Kennedy in 1960. The way candidates present themselves can sway voters, especially today when candidates regularly guest on late night [...]
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Election Update: Body-Shaming Statues Reach a New Low

Election for the White House In mid-August 2016, large statues of a nude Donald Trump popped up in five major cities across the United States. These “political art” pieces and body-shaming statues depicted Trump in a very unflattering light, complete with sagging skin, cellulite, and small genitalia. The general public has varying opinions on these statues, part of an art [...]
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