BIO

Jamie Bushell (OJ) is a mental health and eating disorder recovery advocate and writer. They co-created the blog, thirdwheelED, which serves as a platform to increase the visibility of how eating disorders impact an often marginalized LGBTQ+ community, and creates a space to participate in advocacy work through storytelling. Their writing focuses on their own eating disorder recovery with a focus on the intersectionality of eating disorders and body image, a queer identity, trauma, and gender identity/expression.

Jamie Bushell's Articles

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Why Misgendering Me Makes Me Feel Like My Body Is A Problem

Queer people have to work hard for individualized respect. We exist in a culture that forces us into a two-and-only-two sex and gender binary.
Jamie Bushell    |   10.4.18 12am   |   SHARE