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The UK’s leading eating disorder charity, Beat, has launched weekly live chats for LGBT people under 25 years old. Chats take place every Tuesday 6.45pm-8pm. To take part, register on their website: www.b-eat.co.uk/register.

For a leading UK eating disorder charity to recognise the needs of LGBT people with eating difficulties is a great step forward, great news.

Portia DeGeneres (professionally known as Portia de Rossi) is a celebrity that I cannot help but be drawn to—as she is a lesbian who has previously struggled with anorexia. The question as to whether or not her anorexia was due to her closeted sexual orientation, for me, remains unclear.
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February 11th (Mon)–February 17th (Sun) 2013

The theme for this year’s Eating Disorders Awareness Week is ‘Sock it to Eating Disorders.’ Beat is encouraging fundraising by inviting you to:

  • Wear your silliest socks to work or school and donate £1
  • Knit, crochet or make your own socks and sell them to your friends and family and donate the proceeds to Beat

More info here: b-eat.co.uk/support-us/get-involved/eating-disorders-awareness-week.