By Mikalina Kirkpatrick with Hilary Kinavey & Dana Sturtevant Food addiction is a phrase you’ve probably heard. It’s been used in a wide variety of contexts, with increasing frequency over the past 40 years, to invoke many of the same ideas believed about drug addiction. New science finds, though, that many widely held beliefs about…

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We all grew up and were socialized in a culture where oppression and abuse of power take many forms. This is reinforced within family systems, institutions, and cultural norms. The effects of living in a patriarchal, white supremacist culture impact everyone differently based on their individual life and social circumstances. Most of us were rewarded…

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It’s Transgender Awareness Week, a week dedicated to helping raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues the community faces. Transgender Day of Remembrance is an annual observance on November 20th that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. In recent weeks, news…

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November is here. The end of year holidays that many of us celebrate are just around the corner. Food is an important part of celebrating around the world.Throughout time, people from all cultures, of all religious backgrounds, have gathered together to celebrate holidays and special occasions with elaborate feasts. It can be a beautiful thing…

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