nonbinary

November 19, 2017
 by Iris Robin Community Educator        I don’t know anyone who hasn’t struggled with their body image and I’m no different. When I was younger, it wasn’t just about weight and appearance; it was related to figuring out my sexual orientation, not being comfortable with my assigned gender, and being a person of colour in a world that privileges white people. With such high numbers of youth reporting dissatisfaction with their bodies, it’s important to bear in mind that body image problems might look different in LGBT youth from diverse backgrounds. I grew up in a society that told me that my...