Gender and Body Image articles – free access until, end of September

Taylor & Francis Publishing, 13th July 2015

As summer approaches, inevitably discussions concerning body image become prevalent. Perpetuated by the media and broadcasted via social media, a variety of sociological and psychological issues become projected into the public conscious. To recognise these issues from the perspective of gender, Taylor & Francis have compiled a collection of articles based on the below topics, available to read for free until the end of September 2015.

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Sexual orientation, gender identity linked to eating disorders

HealthCanal, 13/05/2015

Transgender and non-transgender lesbian, gay and bisexual students are at greater risk for eating disorders, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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Bisexual women have worse mental health than lesbians

Eureka Alerts, 13-Jan-2015

Bisexual women are more likely to experience poor mental health and mental distress than lesbians, according to new research published in the Journal of Public Health.

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