In this weeks episode, Han is joined by Sam Sharpe and Syd Friedman who both work at the FEDUP collective. The FEDUP collective is an organisation fighting eating disorders in underrepresented populations.
Sam is a transgender, intersex person who is passionate about science communication, queering up the STEM field, and biology and social justice. Syd identifies as transgender, non-binary and bisexual, and is passionate about social and environmental justice, specifically advocating for LGBTQ communities and demonstrating the injustices in the US food and mental health systems.
We begin this episode by discussing Sam and Syd's personal experience, and how that led them to seek support from the FEDUP collective. We speak about the work of FEDUP, including their support groups, and the work they are doing to build awareness of eating d ...... Read more