I'm a gay dancer, but I'm not happy with my body

This young gay guy is not happy about the way he looks, something that is not easy when you used to be a dancer. And he is not alone, body image issues are a big issue in the LGBT+ community. In today's episode, podcaster and former dancer Martin Joesph finds out if it's possible to overcome negative feelings about his body image, and talks about his eating disorder – and learns how to feel happy about his body. Speaking to non-binary podcaster Jacob, Shannon Power from Gay Star News and activists James Downs and Thomas Brackley.


Content warning, this episode discuses body image and eating disorders.

If you’ve been affected by any of the issues we’ve discussed today, you are not alone.

https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/ is the website for the s the UK’s eating disorder charity. Their helpline is 08 08 801 06 77.


Martin is the host of the hit podcast The Real Brunch. Follow him on Twitter, @mynamesmartin

And listen to our episode on our podcast with him here: https://play.acast.com/s/the-real-brunch/25-jamie-wareham-queeraf


Photo credit: Paul Nicholas Dyke @pndphotography


 

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