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Any eating disorder YA novels with a trans protagonist or character with BED?


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#1 bulimicomrade

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Posted 15 April 2020 - 12:16 AM

I'm doing a project on eating disorder YA novels and can't find any with trans representation and the only book I found that represents BED is Butter. Does anyone know of any that have trans representation or have a protagonist with BED? I'm not sure if I suck at finding them or if there just haven't been any other young adult novels published about BED or with a trans eating disordered character.  

 

(here's my spreadsheet if anyone is curious: https://docs.google....dit?usp=sharing

 

(the books highlighted in green are just the ones I've had time to read all the way through)



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Posted 15 April 2020 - 04:29 PM

there's a book called "sugar" by deirde riordan hall about a (if i remember correctly) black obese girl (cishet i think?) who has BED and emotionally eats. i have a link to PDF if you'd like?
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Posted 15 April 2020 - 05:01 PM

there's a book called "sugar" by deirde riordan hall about a (if i remember correctly) black obese girl (cishet i think?) who has BED and emotionally eats. i have a link to PDF if you'd like?

 

That would be amazing!


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Posted 15 April 2020 - 05:16 PM

That would be amazing!

okey! i havent finished it but its been great so far! i'll pm you the link ^^
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Posted 17 June 2020 - 05:08 PM

Wow. Weird. I just finished the first part of a story with a teen trans girl who is developing an Ed. I haven't quite figured out where I want to end up. It was sort of stream of consciousness.

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Posted 22 June 2020 - 07:32 PM

I need Not Hungry by Kate Karyus Quinn and am sooo broke. A fat bulimic, whaaat? Me?

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Posted 30 June 2020 - 08:40 PM

I'm doing a project on eating disorder YA novels and can't find any with trans representation and the only book I found that represents BED is Butter. Does anyone know of any that have trans representation or have a protagonist with BED? I'm not sure if I suck at finding them or if there just haven't been any other young adult novels published about BED or with a trans eating disordered character.

(here's my spreadsheet if anyone is curious: https://docs.google....dit?usp=sharing

(the books highlighted in green are just the ones I've had time to read all the way through)


Do you have an ebook copy of the book 'Not Hungry' by Kate Karyus Quinn? Literally I tried every option I could think of for free, and I just can't afford it. :( and I lust for it.

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Posted 01 July 2020 - 07:38 PM

Do you have an ebook copy of the book 'Not Hungry' by Kate Karyus Quinn? Literally I tried every option I could think of for free, and I just can't afford it. :( and I lust for it.

I was able to get it from my local library's hoopla collection. I can try to find it though.

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Posted 03 July 2020 - 03:02 AM

I was able to get it from my local library's hoopla collection. I can try to find it though.


I got access to the book by a wonderful friend whom lives in the correct state. Why my state's digital library doesn't have good access is a mystery to me. However thanks for the offer.

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