Tag Archives: Eating Disorders

Skin Deep Snippets, Issue 12

Robert Hoge embraces Ugly 

Robert Hoge was born with deformed legs and a facial tumour. He has written the memoir ‘Ugly’ and his story was shared on Australian Story this week.

Robert Hoge“This is actually a conversation I’d like to have about disability, and about beauty and about ugliness, and the first person I had to have that conversation was with myself, let’s not try and hide away difference and try and roll everyone into this one mess of a ball that just so everyone can be treated the same.” You can read more about Robert’s story here.

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Skin Deep Snippets, Issue 10

BIEDA Week

Jessica Smith Daily Mail

Jessica Smith in the Daily Mail

Jessica Smith talks about how her experience with an eating disorder cost her a career as a Paralympian and drove her to start #JoinTheRevolution, promoting positive body image. You can read the article here

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