Duke University student and activist Jacob Tobia took to The Huffington Post last week to discuss his thoughts on gay male body image and self-esteem. The commentary is beginning to make its rounds through Facebook, with HRC North Carolina even sharing it.
An interesting snippet:
Isn’t it ironic that in the course of my life, the most traumatic factors affecting my self-esteem have been the standards imposed on my body by the gay community? It’s no wonder that a study at Columbia University found that gay men are three times more likely to have an eating disorder than their heterosexual counterparts.